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Spanish translation: obligar a alguien a definirse con respecto a algo

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English term or phrase:to nail down
Spanish translation:obligar a alguien a definirse con respecto a algo
Entered by: Isabel Peralta
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05:32 Apr 22, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial
English term or phrase: to nail down
to nail down
Context is business, but colloquial, in a conversation.
“I will explain my general strategies, but you will not nail me down on an operating profit target ...”
carlos burgos
no me obligaras a definirme con respecto a / no conseguiras que me defina en relacion a...
Explanation:
lo haria asi.
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Isabel Peralta
Spain
Local time: 12:24
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Thanks!
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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
nano me obligaras a definirme con respecto a / no conseguiras que me defina en relacion a...
Isabel Peralta
nacomprometerlengualabs
nacomprometerlengualabs
nacomprometerlengualabs
nacomprometerJosé Gambín


  

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16 mins
comprometer


Explanation:
Hola, Carlos, te doy la solución propuesta por Enrique Alcaraz y Brian Hughes en su diccionario de términos económicos, financieros y comerciales.

to nail down: fijar, concretar, obligar a otro a ser concreto o comprometerse.


José Gambín
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24 mins
comprometer


Explanation:
dar una respueta concreta

possible translation

no os darè una respuesta concreta

o no me cmprometerè
un saludo

lengualabs
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24 mins
comprometer


Explanation:
dar una respuesta concreta

possible translation

no os darè una respuesta concreta

o no me cmprometerè
un saludo

lengualabs
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24 mins
comprometer


Explanation:
dar una respuesta concreta

possible translation

no os darè una respuesta concreta

o no me comprometerè
un saludo

lengualabs
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2 hrs
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Explanation:
Las traducciones posibles son varias. Creo que con éstas definiciones podrás elegir la que mas te guste.

Saludos,:)

BD

NAIL DOWN

nail down verb

1. transitive verb pin down: to make somebody be definite about something

2. transitive verb settle finally: to settle something finally or come to a final decision about something

3. establish definitively: to establish something clearly and conclusively an investigation that will attempt to nail down what really happened here

4. beat somebody conclusively: to defeat an opponent decisively

ENCARTA WORLD ENGLISH DICTIONARY American Edition.


Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 04:24
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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1 day 1 hr
no me obligaras a definirme con respecto a / no conseguiras que me defina en relacion a...


Explanation:
lo haria asi.

Isabel Peralta
Spain
Local time: 12:24
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 25
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Thanks!

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