Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Saturday September 21, 2013

llevar, verb:
to take

Llevar has the basic meaning to take:

¿Llevas los vasos a la cocina?
Can you take the glasses to the kitchen?

No te preocupes, te llevamos al aeropuerto nosotros.
Don’t worry, we’ll take you to the airport.

It also means to take as applied to time:

No llevará mucho tiempo, te lo prometo.
It won’t take long, I promise.

Terminarlo me llevó un día entero.
It took me a whole day to finish it.

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