almorzar
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almorzar(
ahl
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mohr
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sahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to eat lunch)
a. to have lunch
Voy a almorzar con mi novio en el restaurante mexicano.I'm going to have lunch with my boyfriend at the Mexican restaurant.
2. (to eat a snack)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to have a mid-morning snack
Tengo que almorzar para que no me dé una bajada de azúcar.I need to have a mid-morning snack to prevent low blood sugar.
b. to have elevenses
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Estoy intentando adelgazar, así que no almorzaré hoy.I'm trying to lose weight, so I won't have elevenses today.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to eat for lunch)
a. to have ... for lunch
¿Qué vamos a almorzar hoy? - Hice un estofado.What are we going to have for lunch today? - I made a stew.
4. (to eat as a snack)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to have ... mid-morning
Hoy almorcé un croissant.I had a croissant mid-morning today.
b. to have ... for elevenses
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
¿Por qué no almuerzas un bocadillo? Es más sano que esas patatas fritas que tomas todos los días.Why don't you have a sandwich for elevenses? It's healthier than those crisps you have every day.
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almorzar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (a mediodía)
a. to have for lunch
2. (a media mañana)
a. to have as a mid-morning snack
los viernes almuerzan pescadoon Fridays they have fish for lunch
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (a mediodía)
a. to have lunch
4. (a media mañana)
a. to have a mid-morning snack
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almorzar
transitive verb
(a mediodía) to have for lunch; lunch on (formal); (a media mañana) to have for breakfast; have for brunch;
intransitive verb
(a mediodía) to have lunch; lunch (formal); (a media mañana) to have breakfast o brunch
vengo almorzado I've had lunch
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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