agriarse

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agriarse(
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gryahr
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (to become acidified)
a. to turn sour
Sella bien la botella para que el vino no se agrie.Seal the bottle well so the wine doesn't turn sour.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to get upset)
a. to become embittered
Nestor antes era muy simpático, pero se ha agriado mucho últimamente.Nestor used to be so nice, but he has become very embittered lately.
agriar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to acidify)
a. to sour
Los limones estaban viejos y agriaron la ensalada.The lemons were old and soured the salad.
b. to turn sour
Se me olvidó poner la leche en la nevera y el calor la agrió.I forgot to put the milk in the refrigerator, and the heat turned it sour.
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to upset)
a. to sour
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Un malentendido agrió la relación entre los dos vecinos.A misunderstanding soured the relationship between the two neighbors.
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agriar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (vino, leche)
a. to (turn) sour
2. (carácter)
a. to sour, to embitter
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (vino, leche)
a. to turn sour
4. (carácter)
a. to become embittered
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agriar
transitive verb
1 (avinagrar) to turn sour
2 (amargar) to sour; (fastidiar) to vex; annoy
pronominal verb
agriarse
1 (avinagrarse) to turn sour
2 (amargarse) to become embittered; (fastidiarse) to get cross; get exasperated
se le ha agriado el carácter he's turned into a right creep (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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