desembarcar
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desembarcar(
dehs
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ehm
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bahr
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kahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to exit a vehicle)
a. to disembark
Queremos desembarcar en el siguiente puerto.We want to disembark at the next port.
b. to land
Las tropas desembarcaron al amparo de la oscuridad.The troops landed under cover of darkness.
c. to get off
Vamos a desembarcar en la próxima isla.We're going to get off on the next island.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to remove from a vehicle)
a. to disembark
Debido al aviso de huracán, nos dirigimos al puerto para desembarcar a los pasajeros.Due to the hurricane warning, we are heading into port to disembark the passengers.
b. to unload
Desembarcaron todas las mercancías en menos de 15 minutos.They unloaded all the merchandise in under 15 minutes.
desembarcarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to exit a vehicle)
a. to disembark
Los pasajeros tuvieron que desembarcarse del avión debido a un fallo del motor.The passengers had to disembark from the plane due to engine failure.
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desembarcar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (pasajeros)
a. to disembark
2. (mercancías)
a. to unload
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (de barco, avión)
a. to disembark
4. (de autobús, tren)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
desembarcar (de)to get off
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
5. (general)
a. to disembark
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
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desembarcar
transitive verb
[+personas] to disembark; [+mercancías] to unload;
intransitive verb
1 (de barco, avión) [+pasajeros] to disembark; [+tropas] to land; disembark
2 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (de tren) to alight (formal);de from; get out;de of
3
estar para desembarcar to be about to give birth
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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