awake
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awake(
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weyk
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (conscious)
a. despierto
I am usually awake before the alarm goes off.Suelo estar despierto antes de que suene el despertador.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to wake up)
a. despertar
That dog's barks awoke the whole neighborhood.Los ladridos del perro despertaron a todo el vecindario.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to wake up)
a. despertarse
I awoke at six in the morning to go running.Me desperté a las seis de la mañana para salir a correr.
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awake
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to be awakeestar despierto(a)
he lay awake for hourspermaneció despierto en la cama durante horas
the coffee kept her awakeel café la mantuvo despierta
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
he was awake to the dangerera consciente del peligro
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a. despertar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
a. despertarse
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awake [əˈweɪk] awoke awaked awoken awaked
adjective
despierto
to be awake estar despierto
are you awake?
fully awake totalmente despierto
I was still only half awake aún estaba medio dormido
to [keep] sb awake
coffee keeps me awake (keeps me alert) el café me mantiene despierto; (stops me sleeping) el café me desvela
the noise kept me awake el ruido no me dejó dormir
to lie awake
unable to sleep
he lay awake all night, thinking about his new job no pudo dormir en toda la noche or estuvo desvelado toda la noche, pensando en su nuevo trabajo
I'm not really awake yet aún no estoy despierto del todo
to stay awake mantenerse despierto; no dormirse
I found it difficult to stay awake me costaba mantenerme despierto; me costaba no dormirme; I'm not going to stay awake all night worrying about that no voy a pasarme toda la noche en vela preocupándome por eso
to be awake to sth ser consciente de algo
she was awake to the dangers of the situation.
wide awake totalmente despierto
I felt wide awake in spite of a night without sleep He was wide awake now
transitive verb
1 (wake up) despertar
2 (arouse) [+suspicion, curiosity] despertar; [+hope] hacer nacer; [+memories] reavivar; resucitar
intransitive verb
1 (wake up) despertar
I awoke from a deep sleep desperté de un sueño profundo
when are we going to awake from this nightmare? ¿cuándo vamos a despertar de esta pesadilla?
she awoke to a lovely, sunny day despertó y el día era precioso, soleado
he awoke to find himself in hospital al despertar(se) vio que se hallaba en el hospital
2 (become aware)
to awake [from] one's illusions
to awake to sth darse cuenta de algo
she awoke to the fact that ... se dio cuenta de que ...; he finally awoke to his responsibilities finalmente tomó conciencia de sus responsabilidades
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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