desenchufarse
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desenchufarse(
dehs
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ehn
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choo
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fahr
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seh
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to clear one's head)
a. to unwind
Salí a caminar para desenchufarme. El trabajo me tenía estresado.I went for a walk to unwind. Work was stressful.
b. to switch off
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Una buena manera de desenchufarse del estudio es tomarse 30 minutos antes de dormir para leer una novela.A good way to switch off from study is taking 30 minutes before going to sleep to read a novel.
desenchufar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (electricity)
a. to unplug
Para descongelar el refrigerador solo tienes que desenchufarlo y dejar la puerta abierta.To defrost the refrigerator you only have to unplug it and leave the door open.
b. to disconnect
Desenchufé el microondas porque tenía que enchufar la batidora.I disconnected the microwave because I needed to plug in the hand mixer.
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desenchufar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (quitar el enchufe)
a. to unplug
2. (apagar)
a. to switch off
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
desenchufar
transitive verb
to disconnect; unplug
pronominal verb
desenchufarse to unwind; switch off
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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