desenrollarse

desenrollarse(
dehs
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ehn
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roh
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yahr
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seh
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (to become spread out)
a. to unroll
Después de tenerlo guardado en un tubo de cartón mucho tiempo, mi póster nuevo no se desenrolla.After keeping it in a cardboard tube for a long time, my new poster won't unroll.
b. to unwind
El sedal se atascó y no se desenrollaba del carrete.The fishing line got stuck and won't unwound from the spool.
desenrollar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to spread out)
a. to unroll
Tobías desenrolló el pergamino y leyó en silencio.Tobias unrolled the scroll and read to himself.
b. to unwind
Desenrolle el cable de alimentación antes de hacer funcionar el dispositivo.Unwind the power cable before operating the device.
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desenrollar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (hilo, cinta)
a. to unwind
2. (persiana)
a. to roll down
3. (pergamino, papel)
a. to unroll
desenrollar
transitive verb
[+alfombra] to unroll; [+cable] to unwind;
pronominal verb
desenrollarse [+alfombra] to unroll; [+cable] to unwind
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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