embaucar
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embaucar(
ehm
-
bow
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kahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to trick
Andrés es tan ingenuo que la gente mala lo embauca fácilmente.Andres is so naive that he's easily tricked by bad people.
b. to con
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Marta intentó embaucar al niño aprovechando su inocencia.Marta tried to con the child taking advantage of his innocence.
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embaucar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to deceive, to take in
no te dejes embaucardon't (let yourself) be taken in
embaucar a alguien en algoto talk somebody into something
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embaucar
transitive verb
to trick; fool; lead up the garden path (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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