desolarías you would devastate
The word desolarías is the conditional form of desolar in the second person singular. See the full desolar conjugation.
desolar
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desolar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to desolate)
a. to devastate
La interminable sequía desoló los campos y acabó con las cosechas.The prolonged drought devastated the countryside and destroyed the crops.
b. to lay waste to
El terremoto desoló gran parte de la región.The earthquake laid waste to a large part of the region.
c. to lay waste
Los soldados desolaron todo lo que encontraron en su camino al pasar por la provincia.The soldiers laid waste all that they found as they passed through the province.
2. (to cause to suffer)
a. to devastate
Descubrir el engaño de su marido desoló a Carmiña.Finding out about her husband's cheating devastated Carmina.
desolarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to suffer)
a. to be devastated
Gerardo se desoló cuando el banco le embargó su casa.Gerardo was devastated when the bank repossessed his home.
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desolar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (destruir)
a. to devastate, to lay waste
2. (afligir)
a. to cause anguish to
la muerte del padre desoló a la familiathe father's death devastated the family
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (general)
a. to be devastated
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desolar
transitive verb
1 [+ciudad, poblado] to devastate; lay waste (to) (literario)
2 [+persona] to devastate
pronominal verb
desolarse to be devastated
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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