acodar

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acodar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to twist)
a. to bend
Las máquinas de la fábrica acodan los tubos en forma de esquina.The machines in the factory bend the tubes into an L shape.
2. (agriculture)
a. to layer
El jardinero acodó el arbusto para hacer crecer otros nuevos.The gardener layered the shrub to grow new ones.
acodarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to rest; used with "sobre" or "en")
a. to lean on
Me acodé en la barandilla del balcón y me quedé mirando el horizonte un rato.I leaned on the balcony railing and stared at the horizon for a while.
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acodarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (general)
a. to lean
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acodar
transitive verb
[+brazo] to lean; rest; [+tubo] to bend; [+planta] to layer;
pronominal verb
acodarse to lean;en on
acodado en leaning on; acodarse hacia to bend towards; curve towards
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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