agradar
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agradar(
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grah
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dahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to like)
a. to please
Siempre me agrada cuando me atienden mejor de lo esperado.I'm always pleased me when I get better service than expected.
2. (to be pleasant)
a. to be pleasing
Agrada mucho escuchar esta música.This music is very pleasing to listen to.
agradarse
A reciprocal verb is a verb that indicates that two or more subjects perform an action on each other (e.g. Ellos se abrazan.).
3. (to get along)
a. to like each other
Parece que Mónica y Bernardo se agradan mucho.It looks like Monica and Bernardo really like each other.
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agradar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. to be pleasant
siempre trata de agradarshe always tries to please
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. to please
me agradó recibir tu cartaI was pleased to receive your card
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agradar
transitive verb
to please; be pleasing to
esto no me agrada I don't like this
intransitive verb
to please
su presencia siempre agrada your presence is always welcome; si le agrada le traeré más café if you wish I'll bring you more coffee
pronominal verb
agradarse to like each other
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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