In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(objetivo) to attain(objetivo) to achieve(éxito) to achieveno logró lo que quería — he didn't achieve his aim
- solo logró el quinto puesto — she only managed fifth place
- lograron una victoria histórica en la final — they won / achieved a historic victory in the final
- lograr + inf — to manage to + inf
- lograron llegar a la cima — they managed to reach the top
- no logró convencerla — he did not manage to / he failed to persuade her
- todavía no han logrado asumir esta realidad — they still haven't come to terms with this fact
- lograr + subj
- por fin logró que le pagaran — he finally got them to pay him
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