apodar

apodar(
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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 give a nickname)
a. to nickname
El delantero era tan veloz que sus compañeros de equipo lo apodaron "Ferrari".The forward was so fast that his teammates nicknamed him "Ferrari."
b. to dub
La prensa apodó al asesino serial "el Carnicero".The press dubbed the serial killer "the Butcher."
c. to call
Sus camaradas lo apodaban "el Che" porque era argentino.His comrades called him "Che" because he was from Argentina.
apodarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (to have the nickname)
a. to be nicknamed
Apareció muerto el narcotraficante que se apodaba "el Número uno".The drug dealer who was nicknamed "Number One" was found dead.
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apodar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to nickname
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (general)
a. to be nicknamed
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apodar
transitive verb
to nickname; dub
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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