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"Disfrutar" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "to enjoy", and "adelgazar" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "to lose weight". Learn more about the difference between "disfrutar" and "adelgazar" below.
disfrutar(
dees
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froo
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tahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to take pleasure in; used with "de")
a. to enjoy
Quiero disfrutar de estas vacaciones con mi familia.I want to enjoy this vacation with my family.
2. (to benefit from)
a. to have
Algunos miembros puede que no disfruten de todas las ventajas enumeradas.Some members may not have all the benefits listed.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to take pleasure in)
a. to enjoy
¿Cómo puedo prepararme el estómago para disfrutar este banquete al máximo?How can I prepare my stomach to enjoy this feast to the fullest?
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adelgazar(
ah
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dehl
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gah
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sahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to become thinner)
a. to lose weight
Se nota que has adelgazado.I can see that you have lost weight.
b. to slim (United Kingdom)
Trato de adelgazar y no puedo.I'm trying to slim and I can't.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to get rid of)
a. to lose
Quiero adelgazar cinco kilos para este verano.I want to lose five kilos in time for this summer.
b. to shed
¿Cuántos kilos ha adelgazado?How many kilos has he shed?
c. to take off
Tom tendrá que adelgazar 15 kilos para interpretar este papel.Tom will need to take off 15 kilos to play this part.
3. (to make more slender)
a. to make thinner
Estos ejercicios te servirán par adelgazar la cara.These exercises will help you make your face thinner.
b. to reduce
Es un buen ejercicio para adelgazar las caderas.It's a good exercise for reducing your hips.
c. to slim down
¿Qué tengo que hacer para adelgazar las piernas?What do I need to do to slim down my legs?
4. (to reduce the thickness of)
a. to trim down
Hay que adelgazar la puerta un poco.We need to trim down the door a little.
b. to trim
Tendrás que adelgazar la madera a la anchura correcta.You'll need to trim the wood to the correct width.
c. to make thinner
Ahora el alfarero comienza a aplastar el barro y adelgazarlo.Now the potter's starting to flatten the clay and make it thinner.
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