overtake - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “overtake” en inglés

See all translations

overtakeverb

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈteɪk/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/ (overtook, overtaken)

overtake verb (GO PAST)

C1 [T] to go past something by being a greater amount or degree: Our US sales have now overtaken our sales in Europe. We'd planned to hold a meeting tomorrow, but events have overtaken us (= things have changed).B2 [I or T] UK (US pass) to come from behind another vehicle or a person and move in front of them: Always check your rear view mirror before you overtake (another car).
More examples

overtake verb (HAPPEN)

[T] to happen to a person or a place suddenly and unexpectedly: The family was overtaken by tragedy several years ago, and they still haven't recovered.
(Definition of overtake from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de overtake
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “overtake” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día
poke

to greet someone on a social networking website by leaving them a special short message

Palabra del día

The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
by Liz Walter,
June 24, 2015
Look at these two sentences: My sister made the cake. The cake was made by my sister. Both these sentences mean the same. The first is an active sentence: it tells you what the sister did. The second is a passive sentence: it tells you what happened to the cake. Here are

Aprende más 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Aprende más