arrollar

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arrollar(
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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 drive over)
a. to run over
El camión arrolló a los dos peatones que estaban cruzando.The truck run over the two pedestrians who were crossing.
b. to knock down
El coche arrolló las cajas amontonadas en la acera.The car knocked down the boxes piled on the sidewalk.
c. to hit
Lo arrolló un auto cuando estaba cruzando por el paso de peatones.He was hit by a car when he was crossing at the crosswalk.
2. (to coil up)
a. to roll up
La única forma de conservar el póster es arrollándolo.The only way to keep the poster intact is rolling it up.
3. (to defeat)
a. to crush
El discurso del nuevo candidato arrolló el del primer ministro.The new candidate's speech crushed the prime minister's.
4. (to carry away)
a. to sweep away
Cuando crece la marea arrolla todo lo que hay a su paso.When the tide rises it sweeps away everything in its path.
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arrollar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (enrollar)
a. to roll (up)
2. (atropellar)
a. to knock down, to run over
3. (tirar; sujeto: agua, viento)
a. to sweep away
4. (vencer)
a. to crush
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arrollar
transitive verb
1 (enrollar) (gen) to roll up; [+cable, cuerda, hilo] to coil; wind;
2 (arrastrar) [+río] to sweep away; wash away; [+enemigo] to rout; [+adversario] to crush; [+peatón] to run over; knock down
arrollaron a sus rivales they crushed their rivals
3 [+persona] (en debate) to crush; (asombrar) to dumbfound; leave speechless;
arrollar
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