contagiarse de
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contagiarse de
A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
1. (medicine)
a. to become infected with
¿Tiene hepatitis C? - Sí, me contagié de la enfermedad a causa de una transfusión.Do you have hepatitis C? - Yes, I became infected with the disease from a transfusion.
b. to catch
Pasé la tarde con ellos y me contagié de su resfriado.I spent the afternoon with them and caught their cold.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to acquire an attitude or feeling)
a. to be infected by
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Era una niña tan alegre. Cuando ella reía, los demás niños se contagiaban siempre de su risa.She was such a cheerful little girl. When she laughed, the other children were always infected by her laughter.
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