agruparse
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agruparse(
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to get together)
a. to gather
Los vecinos se agruparon a ver cómo los bomberos apagaban el incendio.The neighbors gathered and watched the firefighters put out the fire.
b. to come together
Los manifestantes se agruparon enfrente del Congreso.The protesters came together in front of the Congress.
c. to form a group
Los transeúntes se agruparon alrededor del músico callejero.The passers-by formed a group around the street musician.
2. (to group together)
a. to form a group
Los socialistas y los marxistas se agruparon un año antes de las elecciones.Socialists and Marxists formed a group a year before the elections.
3. (to divide into groups)
a. to get into groups
Los soldados se agruparon y marcharon en diferentes direcciones.The soldiers got into groups and marched in different directions.
agrupar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to combine into a group)
a. to group
Agrupé los huevos por color.I grouped the eggs by color.
b. to group together
Agrupa a los voluntarios y asígnales diferentes tareas.Group the volunteers together and assign them different tasks.
c. to put into groups
Agrupa tus prendas y guarda lo que sea de la temporada de invierno.Put your clothes into groups and put away the winter clothes.
5. (to bring together)
a. to gather
Carolina agrupó las donaciones y las cargó en la camioneta.Carolina gathered the donations and loaded them onto the pickup truck.
b. to assemble
El entrenador agrupó a un equipo de jugadores talentosos.The coach assembled a team of talented players.
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agrupar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to group (together)
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (congregarse)
a. to gather
3. (unirse)
a. to form a group
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agrupar
transitive verb
(reunir en grupo) to group; group together; [+gente, datos etc] to gather; assemble; (amontonar) to crowd together;
pronominal verb
agruparse (Política) to form a group; (juntarse) to gather together; come together;en torno a round;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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