confundir a

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to disconcert)
a. to confuse
El lenguaje que utiliza el profesor es tan rebuscado que confunde a sus alumnos.The language used by the teacher is so elaborate that it confuses his students.
b. to confound
No se ha mostrado nada agradecida por lo que hicimos. Su actitud arrogante nos ha confundido a todos.She hasn't shown any gratitude for what we did. Her arrogant attitude has confounded us all.
2. (to mistakenly take)
a. to mistake
El libro de Oliver Sacks se titula "El hombre que confundió a su mujer con un sombrero", y es un interesante ensayo psiquiátrico.Oliver Sacks' book is called "The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat," and it's an interesting psychiatric essay.
b. to confuse
La demencia senil del paciente está bastante avanzada. Ahora ya confunde a su nieta con su hija.The patient's senile dementia is quite advanced. Now he confuses his granddaughter with his daughter.
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