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"Deprimida" is a form of "deprimir", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to depress". "Halagada" is a form of "halagar", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to flatter". Learn more about the difference between "deprimida" and "halagada" below.
deprimir(
deh
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pree
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meer
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to dishearten)
a. to depress
Me deprime que mi mejor amigo se mude a otro país.It depresses me to see my best friend moving to another country.
2. (finance)
a. to depress
La alta inflación y los bajos salarios deprimieron el mercado local.The high inflation and the low wages depressed the domestic market.
deprimirse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (medicine)
a. to get depressed
Cuando el paciente se deprime, vuelven a aparecer los pensamientos suicidas.Suicidal thoughts reappear every time the patient gets depressed.
b. to become depressed
La viuda se deprimió cuando murió su perro, su única compañía.The widow became depressed when her dog, her only companion, died.
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halagar(
ah
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lah
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gahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to compliment)
a. to flatter
Me halagó y me invitó a un trago.He flattered me and bought me a drink.
2. (to satisfy)
a. to please
Me halaga que el príncipe haya leído y recomendado mi libro.It pleases me that the Prince has read and recommended my book.
b. to gratify
Todos los cumplidos que recibió halagaron su vanidad.All the compliments he received gratified his vanity.
c. to flatter
Me halagaron con la invitación a su sociedad exclusiva.I was flattered by the invitation to their exclusive society.
3. (to pamper)
a. to show affection to
Mis hijos me halagan porque son muy estudiosos y trabajadores.My children showed me affection by studying and working hard.
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