airear
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airear(
ay
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reh
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ahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to freshen)
a. to air
Todas las mañanas aireo el dormitorio durante una hora.Every morning I air the bedroom for an hour.
b. to ventilate
Las enfermeras ventilan las habitaciones de los pacientes cuando se van.The nurses ventilate the rooms of the patients when they leave.
c. to aerate
Cuando era jardinero, solía airear la tierra del huerto frecuentemente.When I was a gardener, I used to aerate the soil of the garden quite often.
2. (to make known)
a. to air
No me parece apropiado que airees todos los detalles de tu vida sexual en la oficina.It doesn't seem appropriate to me for you to air all the details your sex life at the office.
airearse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to take a breath of fresh air)
a. to get some fresh air
Me duele la cabeza; necesito airearme.I have a headache; I need to get some fresh air.
b. to get some air
Sal a la terraza para airearte a ver si se te pasa el mareo.Go out on the balcony and get some air to see if you feel less dizzy.
c. to take the air
Salieron del ruido y el bochorno de la fiesta para airearse por un rato.They left the noise and stifling heat of the party to take the air for a while.
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airear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (ventilar)
a. to air
2. (contar)
a. to air (publicly)
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (general)
a. to get a breath of fresh air
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airear
transitive verb
1 (ventilar) to air; ventilate; [+ropa] to air
airear la atmósfera to clear the air
2 (difundir) [+idea, cuestión] to air; (en prensa) to discuss at length; give a lot of coverage to;
3 (publicar) to gossip about
pronominal verb
airearse (tomar el aire) to take the air; (resfriarse) to catch a chill
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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