Translation of perform in Spanish:

perform

actuar, v.

Pronunciation /pəˈfɔːm//pərˈfɔrm/

intransitive verb

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    Music Theatre
    (actor/comedian) actuar
    (comedian/actor) trabajar
    (singer) cantar
    (musician) tocar
    (dancer) bailar
    they'll be performing in London next month el mes que viene se presentan (/ actúan etc. ) en Londres
    • Friends from down the decades were there to share in the tributes and memories and former members of his band performed on stage together for the first time in many years.
    • In this very Inn of Court that you see before you, this very hall, Shakespeare's Twelfth Night was performed in the presence of Shakespeare.
    • He had a highly engaging stage presence and obviously enjoyed performing his regular material in front of an audience.
    • The elimination of taped auditions has also helped the choirs involved, as they get exposure to performing before a live audience.
    • Classic bikes will be on display and rock bands will perform on an outdoor stage in the market place.
    • But what makes the piece so powerful is that he performs it with a dangerous charm flashing smiles of complicity at the neutered hacks.
    • But seeing her perform live on stage was a different experience altogether.
    • It is an old-fashioned thriller being performed in a summer repertory season for a holidaying audience.
    • This lady is known for her dominating stage presence and the relative ease with which she performs and sings.
    • Onstage you have actors who've been performing musical comedy a long time.
    • On September 22, 23 and 24 the fiesta will take over parts of Parliament Street with a Latin market and live acts performing on stage there, as well as other parts of the festival.
    • The pastoral council are looking for people who can sing, dance or perform on stage for a variety show they are arranging in Moneenroe hall in March.
    • The idea is, while there is a lot on offer for young people of a sporting bent during the holidays, there is less for those interested in singing or dancing, performing on the stage, on television or in the movies.
    • The two actors and two actresses performed the one-act drama three times according to three different scripts by three different writers.
    • Two noted Hohner accordion players performed this street entertainment at different times in the past, but did not work together.
    • He says he has always loved singing, and discovered his talent when he performed on stage during a family holiday in Turkey.
    • Stocking groups from across York will perform renaissance-style entertainments during the free event.
    • His plays, many long considered unstageable, were finally being performed to enthusiastic audiences.
    • The children sang and performed for a packed audience.
    • You can tell why he's a star when he's front of an audience performing a song.
    • Actors and actresses performing Racine should speak their lines as verse instead of attempting to make this formal and highly ordered language seem the natural expression of psychological states.
    • This to me spells a director who requires foresight or who ought to hold more rehearsals after the play has been performed before an audience for at least a couple of times.
    • So, does he prefer performing on stage to a live audience or acting on TV?
    • We can perform contentedly on stage, and are well-received by the audiences, who normally go hysterical upon hearing the intro.
    • Join in the revelry with the six-man entertainment group as they perform hula dances to the tune of Hawaiian guitars and songs.
    • Throughout the festival, visitors will be treated to free outdoor music gigs from almost 40 bands performing from seven outdoor stages dotted around the city centre.
    • Some street entertainment by performing artists and musicians was organised in the car free zone to amuse passing shoppers, workers and those just visiting the city centre to socialise.
    • In between the shows, the comic interludes were performed to keep the audience in good spirits with twinkle-footed clowns.
    • That he has regained sufficient emotional stability, after many years of considerable distress, to perform before live audiences is welcome.
    • It is more than probable that so many of the audience have never been quite so close to performing actors and during my visit a party of local school children was completely mesmerised.
    • Street entertainment will be performed by a local dramatic society and some invited speciality artists.
    • No authorial comment has been more widely noted than the request of Chekhov that his plays be performed as comedies.
    • To save their lives the pair must perform for an audience of troops and republican prisoners who are to be shot the next day.
    • If the bully does not have an audience, there is no stage for performing.
    • In her new book, she presents a practical guide for actors in approaching and performing Shakespearean texts.
    • These were made at a time when her style had matured, so it is not easy to appreciate how she would have performed them in the revues.
    • During a banquet one night a group of five dancers in the entertainment entourage were performing a disco dance.
    • She danced as if she was actually on stage performing to an audience.
    • The children have been busy rehearsing over the past few weeks and are really looking forward to performing on stage in front of a live audience.
    • In hip-hop music, lyricists educate young audiences by performing songs that challenge oppressive ideas.
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    (work, produce results)
    (worker/student) rendir
    (student/worker) trabajar
    (team/vehicle/athlete) responder
    (stocks/company) rendir
    (economy) marchar
    he performed well/badly in the local elections obtuvo buenos/malos resultados en las elecciones locales
    • the new system is performing as expected el nuevo sistema está dando el resultado que se esperaba
    • And what it did was bring the pride back to our sprinting men. who, by their own standards, did not perform as they would have liked in the individual event.
    • Students performed better in a series of cognitive tests of attention and memory.
    • And this money is only paid back over time as the private sector delivers the services, usually over a period of about 25 years; and if it performs to the standards set.
    • Pre-season training will be an important time for Charlie because players with his talent should be performing at a high standard more often than not.
    • So this is a company which by most standards is still performing very well, but there are one or two internal issues that it has to deal with at the moment as well as the fact that it's facing a tough market.
    • Adding to this problem is increasing pressure on teachers to demonstrate that their students are performing at satisfactory levels in the standard subjects.
    • By 1997 he made it to the final and hasn't performed at a lesser standard since, making the final every consecutive year.
    • This is a pity since there have been prolonged periods where he has performed to an acceptable standard.
    • It's something that, if your whole team doesn't perform at a high standard, doesn't happen.
    • ‘We've always been capable of winning tests against anyone, but the difficulty has been performing at that standard in the next game,’ he said.
    • In the aftermath of that it became clear that some players were unable to give the sort of commitment that was required while other fellows were not performing to the necessary standard.
    • But she and her fellow dogs did not perform to the standard their owners are used to and the team came a disappointing fifth.
    • In such a state, they always try to perform at a higher level.
    • The new system will allow people to tell at a glance how their local council was performing and provide national accountability by highlighting how the performance has changed over time.
    • As a team, they haven't performed to the required standard.
    • The process was initially introduced for local government in 2002 to give people a single overall judgment on how well their local council performs and delivers services.
    • They must perform to the standards they have set themselves week in, week out.
    • A member of the health care team experiencing low morale may perform at a lower standard of practice than usual.
    • It is an appealing game for non-professional athletes who perform to the highest standard.
    • Whether wriggling free of markers, surging out in front of goalscoring charts or simply performing to a standard those around him cannot match, the Swede is a master at setting himself apart.

transitive verb

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    Music Theatre
    (play) representar
    (play) dar
    (role) interpretar
    (role) representar
    (aria) interpretar
    (aria) cantar
    (symphony) tocar
    (symphony) interpretar
    (symphony) ejecutar
    (trick/somersault/pas de deux) ejecutar
    (somersault/trick/pas de deux) hacer
    she'd never performed Norma nunca había interpretado / representado el papel de Norma
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    (carry out, fulfill)
    (function) desempeñar
    (function) hacer
    (function) cumplir
    (role) desempeñar
    (task) ejecutar
    (task) llevar a cabo
    (experiment) realizar
    (feat) llevar a cabo
    (feat) realizar
    (ceremony) celebrar
    (rites) practicar
    to perform an operation operar
    • I'm expected to perform miracles esperan que haga milagros