adueñarse

adueñarse(
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dweh
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nyahr
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seh
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (to seize; used with "de")
a. to take over
Cuando Rodríguez se adueñó de la empresa, despidió al gerente y designó uno nuevo.When Rodriguez took over the company, he fired the manager and appointed a new one.
b. to take control of
El enemigo se adueñó del único puente que todavía seguía en pie.The enemy took control of the only bridge still standing.
c. to take possession of
Los dos hermanos se adueñaron de la propiedad abandonada.The two brothers took possession of the empty property.
2. (to overcome; used with "de")
a. to take hold of
La ansiedad se adueñó de mí y comencé a desesperarme.Anxiety took hold of me and I began to despair.
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adueñarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (general)
a.
adueñarse deto take over, to take control of
2. (fig)
a.
el pánico se adueñó de ellospanic took hold of them
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adueñarse
pronominal verb
adueñarse de (apropiarse) to take possession of; to master
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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