emborracharse

emborracharse(
ehm
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boh
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rrah
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chahr
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seh
)
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (to drink to excess)
a. to get drunk
Lo peor de emborracharse es la horrible resaca del día siguiente.The worst thing about getting drunk is the horrible hangover the day after.
emborrachar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to cause drunkenness)
a. to get drunk
Si quieres emborrachar a Juan, solo tienes que darle un par de cervezas.If you want to get Juan drunk, you just have to give him a couple of beers.
b. to make drunk (used when the subject is a drink)
Cuidado con esa cerveza; te emborracha muy rápido.Be careful with that beer; it makes you drunk very quickly.
3. (culinary)
a. to soak
En la receta, indica que hay que emborrachar la tarta con licor.The recipe says that you have to soak the cake in liquor.
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emborrachar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (sujeto: persona)
a. to get drunk
2. (sujeto: bebida)
a. to make o get drunk
lo emborracharon con champánthey got him drunk on champagne
emborrachó el bizcocho en jerezhe soaked the sponge cake in sherry
3. (fig)
a.
la alegría lo emborrachabahe was drunk with joy
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
4. (general)
a. to get drunk
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emborrachar
transitive verb
to make drunk
pronominal verb
emborracharse to get drunk;con, de on;
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