cacarear

cacarear(
kah
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kah
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to make the sound of a fowl)
a. to cluck (hen)
Voy a ir al granero a ver por qué todas las gallinas están cacareando.I'm going to the barn to see why all the hens are clucking.
La gallina cacareó cuando puso sus huevos.The hen clucked when she laid her eggs.
b. to crow (rooster)
Todas las mañanas, a las 5am, cacarea el gallo.Every morning at 5am, the rooster crows.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to brag about)
a. to boast about
Maria ha estado todo el día cacareando sobre su ascenso.Maria has been boasting about her promotion all day.
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cacarear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (jactarse de)
a. to boast about
2. (pregonar)
a. to blab about
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (gallo)
a. to cluck, to cackle
cacarear
transitive verb
to boast about; make much of
ese triunfo tan cacareado that much-trumpeted victory
intransitive verb
[+gallina] to cluck; [+gallo] to crow;
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