Translation of tempt in Spanish:

tempt

tentar, v.

Pronunciation /tɛm(p)t//tɛm(p)t/

transitive verb

  • 1

    tentar
    did you buy it? — no, but I was tempted ¿lo compraste? — no, pero estuve tentado
    • don't tempt me no me tientes
    • I am not tempted by the idea la idea no me seduce
    • to be tempted to + inf estar tentado de + inf
    • I was tempted to tell her what I really thought of her estuve tentado de / me dieron ganas de decirle lo que realmente pensaba de ella
    • to tempt sb into sth/-ing
    • to tempt sb into crime inducir a algn a cometer un delito
    • they tempted me into staying another week me convencieron de que me quedara otra semana
    • what can I tempt you with? ¿qué puedo ofrecerte?
    • may I tempt you to a little more? ¿le sirvo un poco más?
    • can I tempt you away from your work? ¿te puedo convencer de que dejes el trabajo para más tarde?
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    Religion
    tentar
    • He claims you're always trying to tempt God with whiskey and cigars.