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Definición de “win” en inglés


verb     /wɪn/ (present participle winning, past tense and past participle won)
A2 [I or T] to achieve first position and/or get a prize in a competition , election , fight , etc.: Which year was it that Italy won the World Cup ? He won first prize /a bottle of gin in the raffle . Who's winning? This is the third medal she's won this season . Who won the men's finals in the tennis ? They won the war , although it cost them millions of lives . If this government win the next election , I'm leaving the country . Everyone likes winning an argument . [+ two objects] It was his goal that won us the match /won the match for us. Her firm have just won (= beaten other companies to get) a cleaning contract worth £3 million.Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeatedWinning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport C2 [T] to receive something positive , such as approval , loyalty , or love because you have earned it: Her plans have won the support of many local people . This is Jamie, the four-year old who won the hearts of the nation (= made everyone love him and/or feel sympathy for him). She would do anything to win his love . Winning back his trust was the hardest part .Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
(Definition of win verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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