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"Divertirse" is a reflexive verb which is often translated as "to have fun", and "divertir" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "to amuse". Learn more about the difference between "divertirse" and "divertir" below.
divertirse(
dee
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behr
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teer
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seh
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A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
1. (to have fun)
a. to have fun
Nos divertimos mucho en nuestro viaje.We had a lot of fun on our trip.
b. to have a good time
Los niños se divirtieron en el parque de diversiones.The kids had a good time at the amusement park.
c. to enjoy oneself
No recuerdo la última vez que me divertí tanto.I can't remember the last time I enjoyed myself so much.
divertir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to delight)
a. to amuse
Nos divirtió con sus historias y experiencias.He amused us with his stories and experiences.
b. to entertain
El mago divirtió al grupo de niños.The magician entertained the group of children.
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divertir(
dee
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behr
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teer
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to delight)
a. to amuse
Nos divirtió con sus historias y experiencias.He amused us with his stories and experiences.
b. to entertain
El mago divirtió al grupo de niños.The magician entertained the group of children.
divertirse
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
2. (to have fun)
a. to have fun
Nos divertimos mucho en nuestro viaje.We had a lot of fun on our trip.
b. to have a good time
Los niños se divirtieron en el parque de diversiones.The kids had a good time at the amusement park.
c. to enjoy oneself
No recuerdo la última vez que me divertí tanto.I can't remember the last time I enjoyed myself so much.
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