Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Thursday January 31, 2013

ganar, verb:
to beat

We’ve already come across ganar meaning to win.

¿Quién ganó la carrera?
Who won the race?

Related to that meaning is the idea of beating someone in a game or match.

Les ganamos.
We beat them.

Necesitó cinco sets para ganar al rival.
He needed five sets to beat his rival.

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