abollar
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abollar(
ah
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boh
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yahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to make an indentation)
a. to dent
El granizo abolló el chasis del auto.The hail dented the chasis of the car.
abollarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (to get an indentation)
a. to get dented
La lata se abolló cuando golpeó el suelo.The can got dented when it hit the floor.
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abollar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to dent
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (general)
a. to get dented
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abollar
transitive verb
1 [+metal] to dent
2 (Med) to raise a bump on
3 (Arte) to emboss; do repoussé work on
pronominal verb
abollarse
1 [+metal] to get dented
2 [+persona] to get bruised
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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