dándose

dándose(
dahn
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doh
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seh
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (a bath, shower, massage, break)
a. taking
¿Dónde está Javier? - Está dándose un baño.Where is Javier? - He's taking a bath.
b. having
Los perros estaban dándose un banquete con las sobras de la comida.The dogs were having a feast with the leftovers from the meal.
2. (the hand or a kiss)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Se pelearon, pero luego les vi dándose la mano.They had a fight, but I saw them shaking hands later on.
Cuando entré en la habitación, estaban dándose un beso.When I came into the room, they were kissing.
3. (a blow)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Se cayó dándose un golpe en la cabeza contra el suelo.He fell, hitting his head against the floor.
María se levantó bruscamente dándose un golpe en la rodilla con la mesa.Maria got up sharply, bumping her knee against the table.
4. (an illness, event, situation)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
La gente estaba descontenta y hubo protestas, dándose algunos brotes de violencia.People were dissatisfied and there were protests, with some outbreaks of violence.
La enfermedad está prácticamente erradicada, aunque siguen dándose casos aislados de vez en cuando.The illness is virtually eradicated, although there are still some isolated cases now and then.
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