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"Enojarse" is a pronominal verb which is often translated as "to get angry", and "ponerse furioso" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "to get furious". Learn more about the difference between "enojarse" and "ponerse furioso" below.
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.
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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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to get furious
Corina se puso furiosa porque no ganó su candidato.Corina got furious because her candidate didn't win.
b. to get angry
Mi padre se pone furioso cuando hacemos ruido cuando intenta dormir.My father gets angry when we make noise when he's trying to sleep.
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