deleitar

deleitar(
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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 please)
a. to delight
El desfile deleitó al público.The parade delighted the public.
Los tres cantantes deleitaron a la audiencia con su maravillosa actuación.The three singers delighted the audience with their wonderful performance.
b. to captivate
La soprano nos deleitó con su voz.The soprano captivated us with her voice.
deleitarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (to appreciate; often used with "con" or "en")
a. to enjoy
Papá, ¿estás seguro que no te molesta cuidar a los chicos de vuelta? - Para nada. Me deleito viendo a mis nietos jugar.Dad, are you sure you don't mind taking care of the kids again? - Not at all. I enjoy watching my grandchildren play.
En el viaje nos deleitamos con los increíbles paisajes.We enjoyed the incredible scenery that we saw on the trip.
b. to take pleasure in
Hay que deleitarse en el disfrute de lo que tenemos: la naturaleza, la salud, la familia.We need to take pleasure in what we have: nature, our health, our family.
c. to delight in
Nuestro abuelo se deleitaba tomándonos el pelo.Our grandfather delighted in teasing us.
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deleitar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to delight
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (general)
a.
deleitarse con o en algoto take pleasure in something
deleitarse haciendo algoto take pleasure in o enjoy doing something
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deleitar
transitive verb
to delight; charm
pronominal verb
deleitarse to delight;con, en in
deleitarse en hacer algo to delight in doing sth
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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