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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (doblar)
a. to bend
2. (espalda, cejas)
a. to arch
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (general)
a. to become bent
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transitive verb
[+material] to bend
Se puso a curvar el metal para crear una nueva escultura
[+labios] to curl
Una sonrisa, casi infantil, curvaba sus labios
pronominal verb
curvarse [+material] to bow; [+estante] to sag; bend; [+madera] to warp
Si los soportes, sean o no críticos, se calientan por una cara más que por otra, tienden a curvarse.
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