desembocar

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desembocar(
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to converge; used with "en")
a. to flow into
El río de la Plata desemboca en el océano Atlántico.The River Plate flows into the Atlantic Ocean.
b. to run into
El río Támesis desemboca en el mar del Norte.The Thames runs into the North Sea.
c. to lead into
La calle de detrás de mi casa desemboca en la autopista interestatal.The road behind my house leads into the interstate highway.
2. (to culminate in; used with "en")
a. to end in
La pelea por el dinero desembocó en un divorcio.Their fighting over money ended in divorce.
b. to result in
La policía dispersó a la multitud con gas lacrimógeno, lo que desembocó en un caos total.The police dispersed the crowd with gas, which resulted in total chaos.
c. to lead to
La malversación de fondos por parte de Juan desembocará en una quiebra inevitable.Juan's mismanagement of the company's funds will lead to an inevitable bankruptcy.
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desembocar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (general)
a.
desembocar ento flow into
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desembocar
intransitive verb
1
desembocar en [+río] to flow into; run into; [+calle] to join; lead into
2
desembocar en (terminar en) to end in; result in; esto desembocó en una tragedia this ended in o led to tragedy
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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