ampollarse

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ampollarse(
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (medicine)
a. to blister
¿Podemos detenernos y descansar? ¡Se me ampollaron los pies de tanto caminar!Can we stop and rest? My feet blistered from so much walking!
b. to form blisters
Caminar por carbones encendidos causó que los pies del artista circense se le ampollaran.Walking on hot coals caused the circus performer's feet to form blisters
2. (to form bubbles)
a. to bubble up
La pintura en la pared se ampolló por el calor y la humedad.The heat and the moisture caused the paint on the wall to bubble up.
ampollar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (medicine)
a. to blister
El sol del desierto puede ampollar la piel, así que ponte crema solar.The desert sun can blister your skin, so wear sunscreen.
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ampollarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (general)
a. to blister
se me han ampollado los piesI've got blisters on my feet
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ampollarse
pronominal verb
to blister; form blisters
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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