amilanar

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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 frigthen off)
a. to intimidate
La corpulencia de Pedro amilanó a los dos hombres que pretendían atracarlo.Pedro's size intimidated the two men who intended to rob him.
b. to scare
La presencia de un dóberman amilanará a quienes intenten entrar en la propiedad.The presence of a doberman will scare those who would try to come onto the property.
amilanarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (to be frightened of)
a. to be daunted
Muchas personas se amilanan cuando conocen a Susana porque tiene un carácter fuerte.Many people are daunted when they meet Susana because she has a strong personality.
b. to be intimidated
Mi padre dice ser muy aventurero pero se amilana cuando le digo de viajar a Japón.My father says he is very adventurous, but he is intimidated when I suggest traveling to Japan.
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amilanar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (intimidar)
a. to intimidate
2. (desanimar)
a. to discourage
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (acobardarse)
a. to be discouraged, to lose heart
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amilanar
transitive verb
to scare; intimidate
pronominal verb
amilanarse to get scared; be intimidated;ante, por at;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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