esperanzar

v.
1 to give hope to, to encourage.
2 to create hopes for, to create hope for, to give hope to.
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esperanzar
Conjugation model [REALIZAR], like realizar
verbo transitivo
1 to give hope to
verbo intransitivo
1 to have hope
verbo pronominal esperanzarse
1 to have hope
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VT

esperanzar a algn — to give hope to sb

las mejoras laborales han esperanzado a los trabajadores — improvements in working conditions have given hope to the workers

los abogados no quisieron esperanzarlo — the lawyers did not want to raise his hopes o get his hopes up

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verbo transitivo

no quiso esperanzarlos — he didn't want to raise their hopes

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verbo transitivo

no quiso esperanzarlos — he didn't want to raise their hopes

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esperanzar [A4 ]
vt
el médico no quiso esperanzarlos demasiado the doctor didn't want to raise their hopes too much
su análisis de la situación nos ha esperanzado their analysis of the situation has made us more hopeful o given us hope
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esperanzar
vt
to give hope to;
no nos esperanzaron mucho they didn't give us much hope, they weren't very encouraging
See also the pronominal verb esperanzarse
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esperanzar {21} vt
: to give hope to

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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