anudar

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anudar(
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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 make a knot in)
a. to tie
Tengo que confesar que a mis cuarenta años todavía no sé anudar una corbata.I have to confess that at forty, I still don't know how to tie a tie.
Los ladrones anudaron varias sábanas y las utilizaron para descolgarse por la ventana.The robbers tied some sheets and used them to lower themselves from the window.
b. to knot
Las modelos lucieron en la pasarela diferentes formas de anudar una bufanda.The models on the catwalk displayed different ways of knotting a scarf.
anudarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (to become entangled)
a. to get into a knot
Los cables de los auriculares se anudaron y no soy capaz de desenredarlos.The earphone cables have gotten into a knot and I can't untagle them.
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
reflexive verb
3. (to make into a knot)
a. to tie
Guillermo aprendió a anudarse la corbata viendo videos en Internet.Guillermo learned to tie a necktie watching videos on the Internet.
b. to knot
El escalador se anudó la cuerda alrededor de la cintura para empezar el descenso.The climber tied the rope around his waist to begin the descent.
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anudar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to knot, to tie in a knot
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (atarse)
a. to get into a knot
anudarse los cordonesto tie one's (shoe)laces
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anudar
transitive verb
1 (atar) to knot; tie
2 [+cuento] to resume; take up again
3 [+voz] to choke; strangle
pronominal verb
anudarse
1 [+cinta] to get into knots
2 [+planta] to remain stunted
3
se me anudó la voz (en la garganta) I got a lump in my throat
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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