arremolinarse

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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (to gather together)
a. to crowd around
La gente se arremolinaba alrededor del malabarista para ver su acto.People were crowding around the juggler to see his act.
Cuando la actriz salió de su casa, un montón de fotógrafos se arremolinaron a su alrededor, impidiéndole el paso.When the actress left her house, a bunch of photographers crowded around her, blocking her way.
b. to crowd round
Durante el recreo, los niños se arremolinaban para jugar cánicas.During recess, the kids crowded round to play marbles.
c. to mill around
El médico pidió a la gente que se estaba arremolinando que se fueran para poder atender mejor a la mujer que se había desmayado.The doctor asked the people that were milling around to leave in order to better assist the woman who had fainted.
2. (to flow in circles)
a. to swirl
Los recién casados se arremolinaron al ritmo de la música en su primer baile como matrimonio.The newlyweds swirled to the rhythm of the music for their first dance as a married couple.
b. to eddy
El agua se arremolinaba donde confluían el mar y el río.The water eddied where the sea and the river met.
arremolinar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to make flow in circles)
a. to swirl
El viento otoñal arremolinaba las hojas secas de los árboles.The fall wind swirled the dry leaves of the trees.
b. to eddy
En la orilla del mar, la marea juega con la arena arremolinándola.At the seashore, the tide plays with the sand by eddying it.
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