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reach

[riːtʃ]

  1. VT

    1. (=get as far as) [+ place, person, stage, point, age] llegar a; [+ speed, level] alcanzar, llegar a

      peak 1., 3), point 1., 5)

    2. (=achieve) [+ goal, target] lograr; [+ agreement, compromise] llegar a; [+ decision] tomar

    3. (=extend to) llegar a

      far-reaching

    4. (=stretch to) alcanzar

    5. (=pass) alcanzar

    6. (=contact) [+ person] ponerse en contacto con, contactar

    7. (US) (Jur) (=suborn) [+ witness] sobornar

  2. VI

    1. (=stretch out hand) alargar la mano (for sth para tomar or coger algo)

    2. (=extend) [land] extenderse; [clothes, curtains, water level] llegar; (fig) (in time) remontarse

    3. (=stretch far enough) [person] alcanzar; [cable, hose] llegar

  3. N

    1. alcance m

    2. [of river, canal] (=short stretch) tramo m

Examples from texts

You've just got to get her someplace where this guy can't reach her.'
Tienes que llevarla a un lugar donde ese maníaco no pueda localizarla.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
The sun blazes up to 11 times brighter there than at Earth, and surface temperatures at Mercury’s equator can reach 450 degrees Celsius (840 degrees Fahrenheit).
El Sol allí brilla hasta 11 veces más de lo que lo hace en la Tierra, y las temperaturas en la superficie de Mercurio, en el ecuador, pueden alcanzar los 450 grados Celsius (840 grados Fahrenheit).
'frozen products' means any fishery product whichhas undergone a freezing process to reach a core temperature of -18 oC or lower after temperature stabilization;
productos congelados: los productos pesqueros que hayan sido sometidos a congelación hasta alcanzar una temperatura en su interior de por lo menos -18 oC, tras su estabilización térmica;
Many have the physical infrastructure, including branch networks, to enable them to reach a large number of microfinance clients:
Muchos de ellos disponen de una infraestructura física, incluidas redes de sucursales, que les permite llegar a un gran número de clientes de las operaciones de microfinanciamiento:
© 2012 CGAP: Consultative Group to Assist the Poor
© 2012 CGAP: Consultative Group to Assist the Poor
If the flame does not reach the last measuring point, measure the burnt distance up to the point where the flame is extinguished.
Si la llama no alcanza el último punto de medición la distancia quemada se medirá hasta el punto de extinción de la llama.
For the purposes of Article 2(2) and (4), applications accompanied by the necessary proofs must reach the competent authorities not later than 13.00, Brussels time, on 13 June 2003.
A efectos de la aplicación de los apartados 2 y 4 del artículo 2, las autoridades competentes deberán recibir las solicitudes, acompañadas de los justificantes necesarios, a las 13.00 horas (hora de Bruselas) del 13 de junio de 2003, a más tardar.
A traditional bank can reach quite far down the socioeconomic ladder and still be very successful—as Banco do Nordeste in Brazil has been, maintaining an average outstanding balance of us$253 (6 percent of local gnp per capita).
Un banco tradicional puede extenderse muy abajo en la escala socioeconómica y todavía tener mucho éxito, como el Banco do Nordeste en Brasil, que ha mantenido un saldo promedio pendiente de us$253 (6 por ciento del pnb local per capita).
Peck Christen, Robert,Cook, TamaraPeck Christen, Robert,Cook, Tamara
ck Christen, Robert,Cook, Tamara
Peck Christen, Robert,Cook, Tamar
© 2012 CGAP
ck Christen, Robert,Cook, Tamara
Peck Christen, Robert,Cook, Tamar
© 2012 CGAP
Indeed, notwithstanding the liberalisation Directives, the development of effective competition from alternative network providers with adequate capacity and geographic reach will take time.
Ni que decir tiene que, a pesar de las Directivas de liberalización, el desarrollo de una competencia efectiva por parte de proveedores alternativos de red con capacidad y alcance geográfico adecuados llevará su tiempo.
Sometime in mid-2012, Opportunity will reach Endeavour's lip and look over the edge deeper into the heart of Mars than any previous robotic explorer.
A mediados de 2012, Opportunity llegará a la orilla de Endeavour y mirará por encima del borde hacia el corazón de Marte.
Balancing myself on the seat, I could reach almost to the ceiling.
Si mantenía el equilibrio sobre la silla, podía llegar casi hasta el techo.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
When saturation is achieved the mixture is cooled and kept at the test temperature, stirring as long as necessary to reach equilibrium.
Cuando se alcanza la saturación, se enfría la mezcla, se mantiene a la temperatura de ensayo y se agita hasta alcanzar el equilibrio.
The categories of ships listed in Annex V to Directive 95/21/EC also present a major accident or pollution hazard when they reach a certain age.
Las categorías de buques enumeradas en el anexo V de la Directiva 95/21/CE también presentan un riesgo importante de accidente o contaminación a partir de determinada antigüedad.
Where investments are undertaken by young farmers, as referred to under Chapter II, these percentages may reach a maximum of 45 % and 55 % in less-favoured areas.
Cuando se trate de inversiones efectuadas por jóvenes agricultores a las que se hace referencia en el capítulo II, dichos porcentajes podrán alcanzar un máximo del 45 %, y del 55 % en las zonas desfavorecidas.
To collect the data scientists need, astronauts will reach into the glovebox to align and focus cameras on a spot only 0.2 mm wide.
Para recolectar los datos que los científicos necesitan, los astronautas podrán acceder a la caja guante para alinear y enfocar las cámaras sobre un punto de tan sólo 0.2 mm de ancho.
There is joint control if the shareholders (the parent companies) must reach agreement on major decisions concerning the controlled undertaking (the joint venture).
Existe control en común cuando los accionistas (empresas matrices) deben llegar a un acuerdo sobre las decisiones importantes que afectan a la empresa controlada (empresa en participación).

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riːtʃllegar a; alcanzar; llegar aExamples

to reach the terrace you have to cross the garden — para llegar a or hasta la terraza tienes que cruzar el jardín
the door is reached by a long staircase — se llega a la puerta por una larga escalera
your letter reached me this morning — su carta me llegó esta mañana
by the time I reached her she was dead — cuando llegué a donde estaba, la encontré muerta
to reach 40 (years old) — llegar a los 40
when you reach my age — cuando llegues a mi edad
we hope to reach a wider audience — esperamos llegar a un público más variado
not a sound reached our ears — ningún sonido llegó a nuestros oídos
to reach home — llegar a casa
I reached a point where I was ready to give up — llegué a un punto en el que estaba dispuesto a tirar la toalla
she reached the semi-finals — llegó hasta las semifinales

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Collocations

reach out
alargar
reach port
aportar
reach port
arribar
reach a consensus on
consensuar
reach a peak
culminar
reach for
echar
reach for
echar mano
reach safety
ponerse a salvo
reach a consensus
consensuar
beyond the reach of
fuera del alcance de

Word forms

reach

noun
SingularPlural
Common casereachreaches
Possessive casereach'sreaches'

reach

verb
Basic forms
Pastreached
Imperativereach
Present Participle (Participle I)reaching
Past Participle (Participle II)reached
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I reachwe reach
you reachyou reach
he/she/it reachesthey reach
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am reachingwe are reaching
you are reachingyou are reaching
he/she/it is reachingthey are reaching
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have reachedwe have reached
you have reachedyou have reached
he/she/it has reachedthey have reached
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been reachingwe have been reaching
you have been reachingyou have been reaching
he/she/it has been reachingthey have been reaching
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I reachedwe reached
you reachedyou reached
he/she/it reachedthey reached
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was reachingwe were reaching
you were reachingyou were reaching
he/she/it was reachingthey were reaching
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had reachedwe had reached
you had reachedyou had reached
he/she/it had reachedthey had reached
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been reachingwe had been reaching
you had been reachingyou had been reaching
he/she/it had been reachingthey had been reaching
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will reachwe shall/will reach
you will reachyou will reach
he/she/it will reachthey will reach
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be reachingwe shall/will be reaching
you will be reachingyou will be reaching
he/she/it will be reachingthey will be reaching
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have reachedwe shall/will have reached
you will have reachedyou will have reached
he/she/it will have reachedthey will have reached
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been reachingwe shall/will have been reaching
you will have been reachingyou will have been reaching
he/she/it will have been reachingthey will have been reaching
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would reachwe should/would reach
you would reachyou would reach
he/she/it would reachthey would reach
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be reachingwe should/would be reaching
you would be reachingyou would be reaching
he/she/it would be reachingthey would be reaching
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have reachedwe should/would have reached
you would have reachedyou would have reached
he/she/it would have reachedthey would have reached
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been reachingwe should/would have been reaching
you would have been reachingyou would have been reaching
he/she/it would have been reachingthey would have been reaching
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am reachedwe are reached
you are reachedyou are reached
he/she/it is reachedthey are reached
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being reachedwe are being reached
you are being reachedyou are being reached
he/she/it is being reachedthey are being reached
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been reachedwe have been reached
you have been reachedyou have been reached
he/she/it has been reachedthey have been reached
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was reachedwe were reached
you were reachedyou were reached
he/she/it was reachedthey were reached
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being reachedwe were being reached
you were being reachedyou were being reached
he/she/it was being reachedthey were being reached
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been reachedwe had been reached
you had been reachedyou had been reached
he/she/it had been reachedthey had been reached
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be reachedwe shall/will be reached
you will be reachedyou will be reached
he/she/it will be reachedthey will be reached
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been reachedwe shall/will have been reached
you will have been reachedyou will have been reached
he/she/it will have been reachedthey will have been reached