alarmar

alarmar(
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lahr
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mahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to scare)
a. to alarm
No te quiero alarmar, pero hay una araña enorme justo arriba de ti.I don't want to alarm you, but there's a huge spider right above you.
Me alarmaron las manchas rojas que Paco tenía en la espalda.I was alarmed by the red spots Paco had on his back.
b. to frighten
Un grito me alarmó en mitad de la noche, y no pude volver a dormir.A shout frightened me in the middle of the night, and I could not get back to sleep.
2. (to rouse)
a. to alert
El olor a humo alarmó a los vecinos del fuego.The smell of smoke alerted the neighbors to the fire.
alarmarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (to worry)
a. to be alarmed
Mi madre se alarmó porque no contesté a su llamada.My mother was alarmed because I did not answer her call.
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alarmar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (avisar)
a. to alert
2. (asustar)
a. to alarm
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (inquietarse)
a. to be alarmed
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alarmar
transitive verb
(dar alarma) to alarm; (asustar) to frighten; (Mil) to alert; rouse;
pronominal verb
alarmarse to get alarmed; be alarmed
¡no te alarmes! don't be alarmed!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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