alburear

alburear(
ahl
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boo
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reh
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ahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to play with words)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to make a pun
Ese cuate se cree muy inteligente y chistoso, pero no se le da alburear.That guy thinks he's really smart and funny, but he's not very good at making puns.
b. to pun
Antonio, deja de alburear y dime de verdad si hiciste el mandado.Antonio, stop punning and tell me if you really ran the errand.
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alburear
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to pun, to make a pun
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
alburear
transitive verb
(Centroamérica) to disturb; upset
intransitive verb
1 (And) (enriquecerse) to make money; get rich
2 (Caribe) (barrer para dentro) to line one's pockets
3 (México) (decir albores) to pun; play with words
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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