Hundir in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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hundir
transitive verb
1. to sink (sumergir) ;
    to bury
  • hundió el cuchillo en su espalda she buried the knife in his back
  • hundió los dedos en su cabello he ran his fingers through her hair
2. to devastate, to destroy (afligir)
  • el anuncio de su muerte hundió a la familia his family was devastated by the news of his death
3. to ruin (hacer fracasar)
hundirse
pronominal verb
1. to sink (sumergirse) ; to dive (intencionadamente)
2. to collapse (derrumbarse) ; to cave in (techo)
  • el estadio se hundió tras el tercer gol del equipo (figurative) the stadium went wild after the team scored its third goal
3. to be devastated (afligirse)
  • se hundió tras conocer su despido he was devastated when he found out that he was being made redundant
4. to be ruined (fracasar)
hundir
transitive verb
1 (en agua) to sink
2 (destruir) [+edificio] to ruin; destroy; cause the collapse of; [+plan] to sink; ruin
3 (desmoralizar) to demoralize
me hundes en la miseria you are driving me to ruin
pronominal verb
hundirse
1 (en agua) [+barco] to sink; [+nadador] to plunge; go down
se hundió en el estudio de la historia he immersed himself in the study of history; he became absorbed in the study of history; se hundió en la meditación he became lost in thought
2 (derrumbarse) [+edificio] to collapse; fall down; tumble down; [+terreno] to cave in; subside
3 (económicamente)
el negocio se hundió the business failed o went under o went to the wall; se hundieron los precios prices slumped; la economía se hundió the economy collapsed
4 (moralmente) to collapse; break down
hundirse en la miseria to get really low o depressed
Verb Conjugations for hundir
Gerund: hundiendo
Participle: hundido
Indicative
PresentPreteritImperfectConditionalFuture
yohundohundíhundíahundiríahundiré
hundeshundistehundíashundiríashundirás
él/ella/Ud.hundehundióhundíahundiríahundirá
nosotroshundimoshundimoshundíamoshundiríamoshundiremos
vosotroshundíshundisteishundíaishundiríaishundiréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.hundenhundieronhundíanhundiríanhundirán
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