aparearse
aparearse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to come together for breeding)
a. to mate
Los conejos se aparearon apenas los pusimos juntos.The rabbits mated as soon as we put them together.
aparear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to put together for breeding)
a. to mate
Vamos a rentar un semental para que aparee a nuestra yegua.We are going to hire a stallion to mate our mare.
3. (to place together)
a. to pair up
El carpintero lijó los tablones y los apareó según el tono de la madera.The carpenter sanded the boards and paired them up according to the tone of the wood.
b. to match
Hay que aparear un nombre de esta columna con cada foto.You have to match a name from this column with each photo.
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aparear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (animales)
a. to mate
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (animales)
a. to mate
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aparear
transitive verb
1 [+animales] to mate
2 [+objetos] to pair; match
pronominal verb
aparearse [+animales] to mate
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