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English translation of 'pararse'

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pararse

Verb Table reflexive verb
1. 
[persona] to stop
[coche] to stoppull up
[proceso] to stopcome to a halt
[trabajo] to stopcome to a standstill
se paró en la puerta he stopped at the door
no se paran ante nada they will let nothing stop them
el reloj se ha parado the clock has stopped
pararse a hacer algo to stop to do sthpause to do sth
[persona] to stop
[coche] to stoppull up
[proceso] to stopcome to a halt
[trabajo] to stopcome to a standstill
2. 
pararse en algo (prestar atención) to pay attention to sth
3.  (Latin America) (ponerse de pie) to stand (up)
(de la cama) to get up
[pelo] to stand on end
(de la cama) to get up
[pelo] to stand on end
[pelo] to stand on end
4.  (Typography) to set
5.  (Latin America) (informal) (enriquecerse) to make one’s pile (informal)get rich
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Example Sentences Including 'pararse'

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El hombre que lo seguía tuvo que pararse en seco para no tropezar con él, y lo miró sobrecogido, a menos de dos palmos de sus ojos.
Gabriel García Márquez Doce cuentos peregrinos
No acabó Mariano Jiménez de centrarse ni de pararse , ni por la derecha ni por la izquierda.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
No era necesario que ella atendiese a otra cosa: podía entrar, examinar los cuadros y marcharse, sin pararse en más.
Rosa Chacel Teresa
No se puede resbalar, no se puede dar un paso en falso; no hay que pararse a pensar.
César Pérez de Tudela Horizontes verticales
Tres medallas de oro en la primera jornada era ya una buena cosecha para el combinado nacional, pero los españoles no estaban dispuestos a pararse ahí.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)

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