Spanish English Dictionary

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contratar in English:

1. hire hire

I'll hire whoever he recommends.
He will hire someone who speaks English.
If he's fluent in English, I'll hire him.
With your experience, any company would hire you right away.
Many people hire accountants to help them with their tax returns.
When we started out, our band could only find small clubs in small cities that would hire us.
When we started out in 2008, we wrote down a list of people that we wanted to hire, then went out and hired them.
When I got out of prison, I couldn't find a job anywhere near my home since no one would hire an ex-con.
Why don't we fire everyone and hire a group of new people?
I would like to hire a car.
Hire a minivan by the hour.
As the baby was born, the Tanakas had to hire a part-timer.
To hire a good lawyer? Al-Sayib asked.
City firms vied with each other to hire the brightest young staff.
Is it a good idea to hire former hackers to work as security professionals?

English word "contratar"(hire) occurs in sets:

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2. engage engage

Others engage in volunteer work.
New hobbies never engage Simon for long, he soon finds new ones.
Nothing in this Declaration may be interpreted as implying for any State, group or person any right to engage in any activity or to perform any act aimed at the destruction of any of the rights and freedoms set forth herein.
I'd like to engage in foreign trade in the future.
The attacks of September 11th, 2001 and the continued efforts of these extremists to engage in violence against civilians has led some in my country to view Islam as inevitably hostile not only to America and Western countries, but also to human rights.
After graduation he will engage himself in study.
If you engage in espionage for a foreign power, you are selling your country down the river.
I got engaged in the organization of the event
They fell in love with each other and engaged a few months later.
People are likely to engage in conspicuous consumption when they know that their purchases will get them ahead of their peers in the status hierarhy.
It is a movie that engages both the mind and the eye.
engage in
This mental disorder keeps people from wanting to engage in everyday activities.
The debate about food safety has engaged the whole nation.
A number of students announced their readiness to engage in the contest.

English word "contratar"(engage) occurs in sets:

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