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"Enojar" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "to anger", and "enojarse" is a pronominal verb which is often translated as "to get angry". Learn more about the difference between "enojar" and "enojarse" below.
enojar(
eh
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noh
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hahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to upset)
a. to anger
La subida de impuestos enojó a los trabajadores autónomos.The tax raise angered freelance workers.
b. to annoy
La mala calidad del césped enojó a los futbolistas.The bad quality of the grass annoyed the soccer players.
enojarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (to get upset)
a. to get angry
Ese profesor se enoja muy fácil. Debemos invitarlo a una clase de yoga.That teacher gets angry really quickly. We should invite him to a yoga class.
b. to get mad
No te enojes con tus hijos; no saben lo que hacen.Don't get mad at your children; they don't know what they're doing.
c. to get annoyed
Me enoja mucho que alguien llegue tarde.I get really annoyed when someone is late.
d. to get cross (United Kingdom)
¿Por qué te enojas conmigo? Yo no dije nada.Why are you getting cross at me? I didn't say anything.
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enojarse(
eh
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noh
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hahr
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seh
)
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to get upset)
a. to get angry
Ese profesor se enoja muy fácil. Debemos invitarlo a una clase de yoga.That teacher gets angry really quickly. We should invite him to a yoga class.
b. to get mad
No te enojes con tus hijos; no saben lo que hacen.Don't get mad at your children; they don't know what they're doing.
c. to get annoyed
Me enoja mucho que alguien llegue tarde.I get really annoyed when someone is late.
d. to get cross (United Kingdom)
¿Por qué te enojas conmigo? Yo no dije nada.Why are you getting cross at me? I didn't say anything.
enojar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to upset)
a. to anger
La subida de impuestos enojó a los trabajadores autónomos.The tax raise angered freelance workers.
b. to annoy
La mala calidad del césped enojó a los futbolistas.The bad quality of the grass annoyed the soccer players.
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