Spanish translation of found
past tense of verb, past participle of verbof find
Example Sentences Including 'found'
They have just found the Ambassador's wife in a hotel up on Central Square.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
He had had the anonymous good looks of male models found in mail-order catalogues, spoiled only by a broken nose.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
What I'd found jarring at the time was this emotional reaction to the death of someone she'd never even met.THE EXECUTION (2002)
Trends of 'found'
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- [town, school etc]
- [opinion, belief]
⇒ a statement founded on fact
una declaración basada en los hechos
- [town, school etc]
- (after losing)
⇒ did you find your purse?
¿encontraste tu monedero?
⇒ I looked but I couldn't find it
lo busqué pero no pude encontrarlo
⇒ you distracted me, now I can't find my place again
me has distraído y ahora no sé por dónde iba
see also footmodifier, tongue (sense 1)
- (= locate)
⇒ the plant is found all over Europe
la planta se encuentra or existe en toda Europa
⇒ did you find the man?
¿encontraste or localizaste al hombre?
⇒ the book is nowhere to be found
el libro no se encuentra por ninguna parte
⇒ to find one's way: can you find your (own) way to the station?
¿sabes llegar a la estación sin ayuda?,
¿puedes encontrar la estación solo?
⇒ this found its way into my drawer
esto vino a parar a mi cajón
⇒ to find one's way around
⇒ to find one's way around a new city
orientarse en una ciudad nueva
⇒ it took me a while to find my way around their kitchen
me llevó un rato familiarizarme con su cocina
- (= chance upon)
⇒ I found a pound coin in the street
me encontré una moneda de una libra en la calle
⇒ your new assistant is a real find
tu nueva ayudante es todo un hallazgo
⇒ that was a lucky find!
¡qué buen hallazgo!
⇒ archaeological finds
hallazgos mpl arqueológicos
⇒ to make a find
realizar un descubrimiento
Example Sentences Including 'find'
She needed to have her wits about her to find a way out of this terrible bargain.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Malone closed the door, turned to find the Ambassador had sat down heavily in one of the chairs in front of the desk.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
Perhaps here, on the battlefield, you might find the... fortitude... to get the job done.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Translation of found from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary