agrietarse
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agrietarse(
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gryeh
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tahr
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seh
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to be broken)
a. to crack
La tierra se agrietó debido a la sequía.The earth cracked because of the drought.
2. (to become dry and cracked)
a. to chap
Los labios se me agrietaron porque estoy deshidratado.My lips chapped because I'm dehydrated.
b. to become chapped
¿Tienes un protector labial? Se me agrietaron los labios.Do you have a lip balm? My lips have become chapped.
agrietar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to break)
a. to crack
Agarré el huevo tan fuerte que lo agrieté.I grabbed the egg so hard that I cracked it.
4. (to split skin)
a. to chap
El viento frío me agrietó los labios.The cold wind chapped my lips.
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agrietar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (muro, tierra, plato)
a. to crack
2. (labios, piel)
a. to chap
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (muro, tierra, plato)
a. to crack
4. (labios, piel)
a. to chap
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agrietar
transitive verb
(resquebrajar) to crack; crack open; [+piel] to chap;
pronominal verb
agrietarse (resquebrajarse) to crack; [+piel] to become chapped;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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