albergarse

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albergarse(
ahl
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behr
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gahr
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seh
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (to accommodate)
a. to lodge
¿Dónde van a albergarse cuando lleguen a París?Where are you going to lodge when you arrive to Paris?
b. to stay
Puedes albergarte en mi casa cuando vengas a España.You can stay at my place when you come to Spain.
2. (to take shelter)
a. to shelter
Hombres, mujeres y niños se albergaron en el refugio.Men, women, and children sheltered at the refuge.
b. to take refuge
Nos albergamos en una cueva hasta que pasó la tormenta.We took refuge in a cave until the storm passed.
albergar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to shelter)
a. to house
Este edificio alberga a los empleados y a sus familias.This building houses the employees and their families.
b. to accommodate
Se están construyendo viviendas para albergar a los refugiados.Housing is being built to accommodate the refugees.
c. to be home to
Este asilo de ancianos alberga a más de cien ancianos.This retirement home is home to more than a hundred senior citizens.
4. (to hide)
a. to harbor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El granjero fue acusado de albergar a un fugitivo en el granero.The farmer was charged with harboring a fugitive in his barn.
b. to harbour (United Kingdom)
Nos chocó saber que los vecinos habían estado albergando a un terrorista todo este tiempo.We were shocked to find our neighbours had been harbouring a terrorist all this time.
5. (to bear)
a. to harbor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La señora alberga mucho resentimiento hacia su exesposo.The woman harbors a lot of resentment toward her ex-husband.
b. to harbour (United Kingdom)
Creo que Brenda todavía alberga mucho odio hacia el gerente que la echó del trabajo.I think Brenda still harbours a lot of hate towards the manager who fired her.
c. to cherish
La familia todavía alberga la esperanza de que John mejore.The family still cherishes the hope that John will get better.
6. (to contain)
a. to house
El museo alberga una exposición temporal de Van Gogh.The museum is housing a temporary exhibition of Van Gogh.
b. to hold
La biblioteca alberga más de diez mil libros.The library holds more than ten thousand books.
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albergar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (personas)
a. to accommodate, to put up
2. (odio)
a. to harbor
3. (esperanzas)
a. to cherish
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
4. (general)
a. to stay
¿en qué hotel se albergan?what hotel are they staying in?
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albergar
transitive verb
1 (acomodar) [+visitante, refugiado, inmigrante] to provide accommodation for; [+criminal, fugitivo] to harbour
fue condenado por albergar a un terrorista he was found guilty of harbouring a terrorist
albergaron a los visitantes en dos hoteles
2 (dar cabida a) [+espectadores, público] to accommodate; hold; [+evento, celebración] to host
el estadio puede albergar a 30.000 personas the stadium can accommodate o hold 30,000 people; the stadium has a capacity of 30,000; el edificio que alberga la sede del partido the building which houses the party's headquarters
Barcelona albergará los campeonatos de baloncesto
este terreno albergará 300 chalets this land will provide space for 300 houses
3 [+esperanza] to cherish; [+dudas] to have
me está empezando a gustar, pero todavía albergo mis dudas
aún alberga los rencores de la infancia he still harbours childhood resentments
pronominal verb
albergarse
1 (refugiarse) to shelter
2 (alojarse) to stay
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