cenar

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cenar(
seh
-
nahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to eat dinner)
a. to have dinner
Mi novio me invitó a cenar con su familia.My boyfriend invited me to have dinner with his family.
b. to have supper
Voy a cenar con los niños.I am going to have supper with the kids.
c. to dine
¿Me pongo el esmoquin para cenar con el conde?Should I wear my tuxedo to dine with the Count?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to eat for dinner)
a. to have for dinner
Voy a cenar un filete buenísimo.I am going to have a delicious steak for dinner.
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cenar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to have for dinner
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. to have dinner
cenar fuerato eat out, to go out for dinner
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cenar
intransitive verb
(a última hora) to have supper; (como comida principal) to have dinner; (en ocasión formal) to dine (formal)
cenamos a las diez de la noche we have supper at ten o'clock; los británicos cenan a las seis the British have dinner at six o'clock; el rey cenó en la embajada de Alemania the king had dinner at o (formal) dined at the German Embassy; vengo cenado I've had dinner o supper already; I've had (my) dinner; I've already eaten; me han invitado a cenar they've asked me to dinner; salir a cenar to go out to dinner; dine out (formal)
transitive verb
(a última hora) to have for supper; (como comida principal) to have for dinner
siempre ceno algo muy ligero I always have a very light supper
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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