The word adelgacé is the preterite form of adelgazar in the first person singular.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to become thinner)
a. to lose weight
¿Quieres helado? - No, gracias. Estoy tratando de adelgazar.Do you want some ice cream? - No, thanks. I'm trying to lose weight.
Se nota que has adelgazado.I can see that you've lost weight.
b. to slim down
Intento adelgazar para verme bien el verano que viene.I'm trying to slim down to look good next summer.
c. to slim (United Kingdom)
Trato de adelgazar y no puedo.I'm trying to slim and I can't.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to get rid of)
a. to lose
Quiero adelgazar cinco kilos para este verano.I want to lose five kilos in time for this summer.
b. to shed
¿Cuántos kilos ha adelgazado?How many kilos has he shed?
c. to take off
Tom tendrá que adelgazar 15 kilos para interpretar este papel.Tom will need to take off 15 kilos to play this part.
3. (to make more slender)
a. to make thinner
Estos ejercicios te servirán par adelgazar la cara.These exercises will help you make your face thinner.
b. to reduce
Es un buen ejercicio para adelgazar las caderas.It's a good exercise for reducing your hips.
c. to slim down
¿Qué tengo que hacer para adelgazar las piernas?What do I need to do to slim down my legs?
4. (to reduce the thickness of)
a. to trim down
Hay que adelgazar la puerta un poco.We need to trim down the door a little.
b. to trim
Tendrás que adelgazar la madera a la anchura correcta.You'll need to trim the wood to the correct width.
c. to make thinner
Ahora el alfarero comienza a aplastar el barro y adelgazarlo.Now the potter's starting to flatten the clay and make it thinner.
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(to become thinner)
a. to lose weight
Tú te has adelgazado mucho últimamente, ¿no? ¿Estás a dieta?You've lost a lot of weight lately, haven't you? Are you on a diet?
b. to slim down
Espero adelgazarme un poco después del parto.I hope to slim down a bit after giving birth.
c. to slim (United Kingdom)
No es bueno adelgazarse a base de esas dietas milagro.It's not a good idea to slim with those miracle diets.
6. (to become less dense)
a. to thin out
La capa de ozono se ha adelgazado en las últimas décadas.The ozone layer has thinned out in recent decades.
7. (to be reduced)
a. to be cut
El presupuesto de educación se adelgazó radicalmente durante la recesión.The education budget was cut dramatically during the recession.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (kilos)
a. to lose
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. to lose weight, to slim
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transitive verb
1 (reducir el grosor) to make thin; make slender; [+kilos] to lose; take off; [+persona, figura] to slim; reduce; slenderize; (EEUU) [+palo] to pare; whittle; [+punta] to sharpen; [+voz] to raise the pitch of
2 (purificar) to purify; refine; [+entendimiento] to sharpen;
intransitive verb
(perder peso) to grow thin; (con régimen) to slim; lose weight;
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