Translation of procrastinate in Spanish:


dejar las cosas para más tarde, v.

Pronunciation /prəˈkræstəˌneɪt/ /prə(ʊ)ˈkrastɪneɪt/

intransitive verb

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    dejar las cosas para más tarde
    don't procrastinate, do it now no lo dejes para más tarde, hazlo ahora
    • But instead it has procrastinated and delayed, to the ever-increasing cost of the taxpayer.
    • Insensitive bureaucrats in the capital should not be allowed to procrastinate and thereby delay the delivery of food to the needy.
    • When you're under too much emotional stress, you vacillate and procrastinate, especially when it has something to do with money.
    • It isn't your fault I procrastinated until now.
    • During our dinner she admitted that she had procrastinated until the whole idea of building a business had retreated into nothingness.
    • At least once or twice, most of us have procrastinated until the eleventh hour and then we rush to meet an obligation or responsibility.
    • Of course I procrastinated until till the last minute, who in high school doesn't?
    • The tendency has been to ignore or procrastinate until intervention becomes the least unattractive course of action.
    • He always used his religious vow of rest as an excuse to procrastinate until one or two the night after Sunday.
    • When asked to do something, they say they will do it but procrastinate until someone else does it.
    • Nicias was a lousy general - he procrastinated and hesitated, and his forces died off slowly.
    • The colonial powers procrastinated, either by inefficiency or intent (perhaps thinking they would get them for nothing if they did not pay).
    • Since it turned out I spent more time procrastinating instead of actually doing anything, I decided to finally finish my Bachelor of Arts degree.
    • I've learned that after procrastinating for three hours and finally completing an essay at 1am, kebabs are the best food anyone could ask for.
    • You tend to think negatively and torture yourself endlessly by imagining the worst and procrastinating about major decisions and changes today.
    • The moment of grim realisation that I was procrastinating in an obsessive fashion came standing at the sink one day, when I caught myself polishing the cutlery.
    • You know there are people who, despite promising they'll do things earlier and stop procrastinating, always still leave things to the last possible moment?
    • I am supposed to be doing my taxes now, but am procrastinating.
    • I need to quit procrastinating and sit down with all the prospectuses, leaflets and my notes from the two universities I'm considering as my first choice.
    • Serves me right for procrastinating when I had the time.