chispear

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chispear(
chees
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peh
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ahr
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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 shine)
a. to sparkle
Las estrellas chispeaban en el firmamento de aquella despejada noche de verano.The stars sparkled in the sky on that clear summer night.
2. (electricity)
a. to spark
Ese enchufe chispea. Ve a cortar la luz para examinarlo.That socket is sparking. Go and cut off the electricity to check it.
b. to throw out sparks
Se mojó la radio por accidente y ahora está chispeando.The radio got wet accidentally and now it's throwing out sparks.
An impersonal verb is a verb with no apparent subject (e.g. Llueve en España.).
impersonal verb
3. (weather)
a. to drizzle
Solo chispeaba, así que me dejé el paraguas en casa.It was only drizzling, so I left my umbrella at home.
b. to spit
No está lloviendo, chispea un poco.It's not raining, just spitting a bit.
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chispear
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (chisporrotear)
a. to spark
2. (relucir)
a. to sparkle
An impersonal verb is a verb with no apparent subject (e.g. Llueve en España.).
impersonal verb
3. (llover)
a. to spit (with rain)
empezó a chispeara few spots of rain started to fall
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chispear
intransitive verb
1 [+leña, fuego] to throw out sparks
2 (destellar) to sparkle; scintillate
3 (Meteorología) to drizzle
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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