dolerse
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dolerse(
doh
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lehr
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seh
)
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to feel remorse; often used with "de")
a. to regret
Se duele de sus acciones rencorosas.He regrets his spiteful actions.
doler
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to feel pain)
a. to hurt
Después del accidente, me duele al respirar.After the accident, it hurts when I breathe.
b. to ache
Me ha dolido la espalda la mañana entera.My back has been aching all morning long.
3. (to feel offended)
a. to hurt
Tu indiferencia me duele.Your indifference hurts me.
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doler
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. to hurt
¿te duele?does it hurt?
me duele la piernamy leg hurts
me duele la gargantaI have a sore throat
me duele la cabezaI have a headache
me duele ver tanta injusticiait pains me to see so much injustice
le dolió en el almait upset her terribly
2. (fam fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¡ahí le duele!that has really got to him!
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
dolerse de o por algoto complain about something
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doler
intransitive verb
1 (Med) to hurt
¿(te) duele? does it hurt?; la inyección no duele the injection doesn't hurt
¿dónde te duele? no me ha dolido al ponerme la vacuna
me duele el brazo my arm hurts; me duele la cabeza my head hurts; (por migraña, resaca) I've got a headache; me duele el estómago I've got (a) stomach ache; me duelen las muelas I've got toothache; me duele la garganta I've got a sore throat
todavía me duele la herida
2 (afligir) to hurt
ese comentario me dolió I was hurt by that comment; that comment hurt
me duele su poca consideración conmmigo le dolió mucho lo que le dijo Gonzalo me duele que me traten así
no me duele gastarme el dinero en esto I don't mind spending money on this; spending money on this doesn't bother me; me duele no poder prestártelo I'm very sorry I can't lend it to you
me duele haberle insultado ¡dale donde le duele!
¡ahí le duele! so that's where the problem is!
pronominal verb
dolerse
1 (sufrir)
me duelo por su ausencia I miss him terribly; ¡duélete de mí! pity me!
2 (arrepentirse)
dolerse de algo to regret sth; se duele de su pasado egoísta she regrets her selfish past
se duele de no haber ayudado a su amigo
dolerse de los pecados to repent of one's sins
3 (quejarse) to complain
lo sufre todo sin dolerse dolerse de algo se duele de que no le visitéis me duelo de mi mala suerte
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