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suceder a algo exp.
to follow sth

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
to succeed sb in a post
yield to sth
subject to sth
to tend to {o} towards sth
in consideration of sth
to apply to sth
incline to sth
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a       vi  
1    (=ocurrir)   to happen  
pues sucede que no vamos      well it (so) happens we're not going  
no le había sucedido eso nunca      that had never happened to him before  
suceda lo que suceda      come what may, whatever happens  
¿qué sucede?      what's going on?  
lo que sucede es que ...      the fact o the trouble is that ...  
llevar algo por lo que pueda suceder      to take sth just in case  
lo más que puede suceder es que ...      the worst that can happen is that ...  
lo mismo sucede con éste que con el otro      it's the same with this one as it is with the other  
2    (=seguir)  
suceder a algo      to follow sth  
al otoño sucede el invierno      winter follows autumn  
a este cuarto sucede otro mayor      a larger room leads off this one, a larger room lies beyond this one  
b       vt  
to succeed  
suceder a algn en un puesto      to succeed sb in a post  
si muere, ¿quién la sucederá?      if she dies, who will succeed?  
c    sucederse      vpr   to follow one another
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"suceder a algo": examples and translations in context
Va a suceder algo trágico a menos que lo ayude con esto. And something tragic's going to happen unless I can help him through this.
Va a suceder algo terrible, y podemos evitarlo. There's something terrible that is going to happen... that we can prevent.
Esto va a suceder a menos que hagamos algo. This is going to happen unless we do something.
Pero si mi hermano o me algo suceder a saber la verdad de lo que usted. But if something happens to my brother or me, want to make sure you know the truth.
Algún día algo sucederá a ese cuerpo. Someday something is going to happen to that body!
Agradeceremos su llamada si llega a suceder algo como eso. We'd appreciate your calling us if anything like that comes along.
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