aguar
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aguar(
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gwahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to ruin)
a. to spoil
La lluvia nos aguó la barbacoa en el parque.The rain spoiled our barbecue in the park.
2. (to dilute)
a. to water down
Te dije que echaras un poco de agua a la sopa para enfriarla, no que la aguaras.I told you to add a bit of water to the soup to cool it down, not to water it down!
b. to water
Los cubitos de hielo se derritieron aguando el refresco.The ice cubes melted, watering the soft drink.
aguarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to get ruined)
a. to be spoiled
Se aguó la celebración por culpa de la borrachera de mis primos.The celebration was spoiled by the drunkenness of my cousins.
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aguar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (mezclar con agua)
a. to water down
aguar el vinoto water the wine
2. (estropear)
a. to spoil, to ruin
la noticia nos aguó la fiestathe news spoiled our enjoyment
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (general)
a. to be spoiled
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aguar
transitive verb
1 [+vino] to water; water down
2 (estropear) to spoil; mar
aguar la fiesta a algn to spoil sb's fun
3 (Centroamérica) (S. Cone) [+ganado] to water
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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