desvalijaron they burgled
The word desvalijaron is the preterite form of desvalijar in the third person plural. See the full desvalijar conjugation.
desvalijar
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desvalijar(
dehs
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bah
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lee
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hahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to burglarize)
a. to burgle (house)
Llamamos a la policía en cuanto nos dimos cuenta de que habían desvalijado la casa.We called the police as soon as we realized someone had burgled our house.
b. to rob (person)
Dos hombres desvalijaron al empresario y lo dejaron sin celular ni tarjetas de crédito.Two men robbed the business man and left him without his phone and credit cards.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to empty)
a. to clean out
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Siempre que invito a mis amigos a casa, desvalijan el armario donde guardo las galletas.Every time I invite my friends to my house, they clean out the cupboard where I keep the cookies.
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desvalijar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (casa)
a. to burgle
2. (persona)
a. to rob
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
mis nietos me han desvalijado la neveramy grandchildren have cleaned out my fridge
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desvalijar
transitive verb
[+persona] to rob; [+cajón, caja fuerte] to rifle; [+casa, tienda] to ransack;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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