Spanish translation of contrive
- [plan, scheme]
⇒ to contrive a means of doing sth
inventar una manera de hacer algo
⇒ to contrive to do(= manage, arrange)
lograr hacer(= try),
Example Sentences Including 'contrive'
I tried to contrive some way to get close to either Civil Bresinga's wine glass or his plate, but to no avail.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
He might signal her, might discreetly contrive to pass her a note.When the Apricots Bloom
Too much risk of exposure at immigration, without the sort of elaborate cover they can't afford to give themselves the time to contrive.Lohengrin
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Translation of contrive from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary
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