codear

codear(
koh
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deh
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ahr
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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 jostle)
a. to nudge
Esa mujer estaba codeando a todos para llegar al principio de la fila.Those two women were nudging everybody to get to the front of the line.
b. to elbow
Cuando vio a su ex, Ana me codeó y me hizo señas para que nos fuéramos.When she saw her ex, Ana elbowed me and signaled for us to leave.
codearse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (to mingle; used with "con")
a. to hobnob with
A Marcos le encanta ir a los eventos benéficos para poder codearse con gente importante.Marcos loves going to charity events so he can hobnob with the important people.
b. to rub shoulders with
Mi profesor de arte me invitó a su última exhibición para que yo pudiera codearme con clientes potenciales.My art teacher invited me to his latest showing so I could rub shoulders with potential buyers.
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codearse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (general)
a. to rub shoulders
codear
transitive verb
1 (empujar con el codo) to elbow; jostle; nudge
2 (And) (S. Cone) (insistir)
codear a algn to keep on at sb; pester sb
intransitive verb
1 (empujar con el codo) (disimuladamente) to nudge; (con fuerza) to elbow; jostle
abrirse paso codeando to elbow one's way through
2 (And) (S. Cone) to sponge (familiar); live by sponging (familiar)
pronominal verb
codearse (alternar)
codearse con to hobnob with; rub shoulders with
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