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arrogarse

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arrogarse(
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rroh
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gahr
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seh
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to claim for oneself)
a. to arrogate to oneself (formal)
Los restaurantes no pueden arrogarse la autoridad de impedir que las mujeres amamanten en público.Restaurants can't arrogate to themselves the authority to stop women from breastfeeding in public.
arrogar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to attribute)
a. to arrogate
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
La asamblea le arrogó a su presidente el derecho de tomar decisiones sin consultarle.The assembly arrogated the right to make decisions without consulting them to their president.
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arrogarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (general)
a. to assume, to claim for oneself
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arrogarse
pronominal verb
arrogarse algo to assume sth; take sth on o.s.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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