Translation of errand in Spanish:

errand

mandado, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɛr(ə)nd//ˈɛrənd/

noun

  • 1

    (short mission)
    mandado masculine Latin America
    recado masculine Spain
    I have to go on an errand or run an errand for my mother tengo que hacerle un recado a mi madre Spain
    • Later that afternoon, after he'd run all his errands, Clay walked back to the boarding house.
    • What does it say about me that my first errand (after walking my dog a few times and going to the grocery, of course) is getting online?
    • The quiet of Shrewsbury Abbey is shattered when Brother Oswin, sent on an errand to deliver medicines, is discovered in a nearby forest, beaten within an inch of his life.
    • That implies a contract of service, a master-servant relationship - the person is carrying an errand on behalf of someone and is being directed by him or her.
    • Indeed, excluding those people who undertook air travel for its snob or novelty value, flying was only for quick errands or visits.
    • I felt someone stalking me when I was walking home from the errand that my mom sent me on.
    • Street vendors displayed colourful wares of fruits to crowds of people out for walks or errands.
    • However, her younger brother's tutor agreed to the errand on her behalf when he discovered that Mary had been listening to his lessons and was not totally absorbed in her stitchery.
    • I asked other parents when they began leaving their children alone, either for a short errand or during after-school hours.
    • If the answer is yes, try to combine several errands in one trip.
    • They acted as a kind of police force, doing errands for the king, executing his justice and collecting his taxes.
    • Casey Mason was on a shopping errand on her bicycle when she was involved in an accident with a lorry at Stockbridge, Keighley.
    • In between filling out forms and running pointless errands, I struggled to keep a social life.
    • It was the excuse that he had been using more and more lately to explain his mysterious foreign errands.
    • Leave the car at home, walk for short errands or use your bike.
    • You run errands for a couple of people, and these errands let you be a delivery boy most of the time.
    • Children are expected to help carry water, collect firewood, and run errands for their mothers.
    • I have a short errand to run, then I'll reschedule my meeting with Mark and plunge back into the fray.
    • Bigger houses on bigger lots mean neighborhoods stretch beyond walking distance for doing errands.
    • You just need to do a couple of short errands, so you don't feel it is necessary to buckle up.
  • 2literary

    (task)
    misión feminine
    • No servants were sent down with messages or errands, and no one went up.
    • Use this forgotten vacation time to finish last-minute details and errands.
    • I soon go look after the errands and I will try to see if I can post before I flash out of here for Tobago tomorrow.
    • Daily errands will include providing meals, responding to calls for attention and overseeing visits by relatives.
    • With all the errands your father sends him to fetch, it is quite easy for him to send word to me.
    • She called me way too early in the morning and informed me of my new errand or duty.
    • Yesterday my list of errands included a stop at the store to buy DVD-Rs on sale.