alentar a

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alentar a
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to inspire)
a. to encourage
Mi padre me alentó a seguir mis sueños.My father encouraged me to follow my dreams.
b. to give the strength to
Centrarse en la línea de meta lo alentó a completar la carrera.Focusing on the finish line gave him the strength to complete the race.
c. to cheer on (with shouts or cheers)
Los fanáticos alentaban al equipo local y abuchean al otro.Fans cheer on the local team and booed the other team.
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