Translation of hire in Spanish:


alquilar, v.

Pronunciation: /ˈhʌɪə//ˈhaɪ(ə)r/

transitive verb

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    • 1.1(rent)

      (hall/suit/boat/horse) alquilar
      (horse/hall/suit/boat) arrendar
      • They can offset this saving against the cost of hiring a car for part of the holiday.
      • Try hiring an insurance replacement rental car in Buffalo!
      • The cost of hiring a vintage car or stretch limo for the big day tends to vary from company to company.
      • So on auction day, forget property makeover; instead, hire a few prestige cars and park them up and down the street.
      • In May, my wife and I hired a car from a rental company at Stansted airport.
      • Before travelling, I opted to hire a car via the internet.
      • An excellent and reasonably-priced railway service means there is no need for visitors to hire a car.
      • For two couples, it is less expensive to hire a cab or rent a car for a day than for each person to join an organized excursion.
      • We hire a car and drive down the coast to Isla Negra, one of the homes of Chile's most famous poet, Pablo Neruda.
      • Anglers can obtain permits and hire a boat from John Scotts Shop, Aughagower, Westport.
      • Men may hire rental cars from the arrival lounge.
      • A young man hired a sports car under a false name then crashed at high speed and killed his best friend.
      • On the weekend Adam hired the movie Saving Private Ryan and watched it with the volume up really loud.
      • Alf received it despite never having taken his car or hiring a car abroad.
      • They are interested in hiring a car so they can have the freedom to explore at their leisure.

    • 1.2(employ)

      (person/staff) contratar
      he has the power to hire and fire está autorizado para contratar y despedir personal
      • I shared my experience with her on how I once hired someone who was unqualified for a job.
      • Although I was hired to help her fit in with the existing culture, it was just a bad match.
      • In Hong Kong, a person is defined as underemployed when he or she is hired to work less than 35 hours a week.
      • The most crucial step in ensuring marketing success is hiring someone to manage and coordinate the effort.
      • When Scott Wolfe hires someone for a job working a cash register or cutting meat, the odds are, that person was a customer first.
      • I tell managers, if you hire someone and it's one too many, you're the one who's going to have to tell that person.
      • Your subordinates are jerks and I think you should hire me to fire them.
      • Braden suggests that first-timers hire someone with government experience to jump-start a subcontracting venture.
      • In the end, it's likely that no one - not even the boss who hires you - will read your résumé word for word.
      • He provided Rhodes with a steady income, hiring him as his personal instructor.
      • What made his job search remarkable is that Phelps never met the people who hired him.
      • While smaller firms may be able to use your skills, many of them cannot commit to hiring you on a permanent basis.
      • I'm on the road a lot and I need help but I can't afford to hire anybody at this early stage of my business.
      • If you spend, borrow, set up a business, hire someone or get fired, these are actions that matter.
      • Irish employers can now hire anyone from the new countries, and many are willing to work for less than their Irish counterparts.
      • Selma wanted more corporations to hire her as their primary medical vendor.
      • I can refuse to be the manager and we can hire someone.
      • The third common option is to hire someone who has played at the top level but not had success.
      • Small businesses won't expand because they'll actually have to pay fair wages to hire workers instead of paying them with options.
      • If the Broncos would fire him tomorrow, there would be a line of teams willing to fire their coaches and hire him.

    • 1.3

      hired hand
      • hired killer / assassin sicario

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  • 1

    (of hall/boat/suit/horse)
    alquiler masculine
    arriendo masculine
    have you any bikes for hire? ¿alquilan / arriendan bicicletas?
    • for hire se alquila / se arrienda
    • on hire alquilado
    • to let sth out on hire alquilar / arrendar algo
    • hire charge arriendo
    • hire services servicios de alquiler
    • You can perform the work yourself, or you can hire it out to a contractor.
    • We do hire it out for line dancing and different things.
    • Out of the holiday season, the club can be hired out for events including birthday and reception parties.
    • To start with at least, we intend to keep running it as it has been by hiring it out to other groups.
    • Britain's favourite piano player and master of ceremonies of music television uses it for his own albums and sometimes also hires it out.
    • But the centre's committee took the decision to stop hiring it out because of escalating costs and strains on manpower.
    • Rather than let them gather dust, management decided to increase revenue by hiring them out.
    • Successive administrators of Moore's estate hired them out to employers whose payments provided proceeds for the estate.
    • We might be able to hire it out to other clubs as well and get our money back.
    • These may be government-run, but the labour in these prisons can be hired out to corporations.
  • 2

    alquiler masculine
    arriendo masculine
  • 3US

    (new employee)
    recién contratado masculine
    recién contratada feminine