deslumbrar
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deslumbrar(
dehs
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loom
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brahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to blind)
a. to dazzle
La luz del reflector deslumbró a los reos antes de que pudieran saltar el muro.The spotlight dazzled the prisoners before they could jump over the wall.
2. (to impress)
a. to dazzle
Las joyas invaluables de la reina deslumbraron a los invitados.The queen's priceless jewels dazzled the guests.
deslumbrarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to be fascinated)
a. to be astonished
Los turistas se deslumbraron ante la belleza y la complejidad arquitectónica de la iglesia gótica.The tourists were astonished at the beautiful and complex architecture of the Gothic church.
b. to be amazed
No sabía que tu hija tocaba tan bien el violín. Me deslumbré, a decir verdad.I didn't know your daughter played violin so well. I was amazed, to be honest.
4. (to become dazzled)
a. to get blinded
Me deslumbré cuando el policía me apuntó con la linterna.I got blinded when the police officer pointed his flashlight at me.
b. to be blinded
Me deslumbré por unos segundos cuando se encendieron las luces del cine.I was blinded for a couple of seconds when the lights of the movie theater came up.
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deslumbrar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (también fig)
a. to dazzle
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
deslumbrar
transitive verb
1 (con la luz) to dazzle
2 (impresionar) to dazzle
deslumbró a todos con su oratoria he dazzled everyone with his oratory
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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