emocionar
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emocionar(
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syoh
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nahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to touch)
a. to move
Los sentimientos que expresa su música emocionan profundamente al público.The feelings expressed in his music move audiences deeply.
2. (to stimulate)
a. to thrill
La nueva montaña rusa emocionó e hizo gritar a las personas que se subieron.The new roller coaster thrilled the people who rode it and made them scream.
b. to excite
Las películas de miedo tienen el objetivo de emocionar y asustar a la audiencia.Scary movies have the purpose of exciting and scaring audiences.
emocionarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to be touched)
a. to be moved
Ella se emocionó mucho con el final triste del libro y no pudo contener el llanto.She was very moved by the sad ending of the book, and couldn't help crying.
4. (to be stimulated)
a. to get excited
Los niños se emocionaron y gritaron viendo la persecución de coches en la película.The kids got excited and screamed watching the car chase in the movie.
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emocionar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (conmover)
a. to move
2. (excitar, apasionar)
a. to thrill, to excite
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (conmoverse)
a. to be moved
4. (excitarse, apasionarse)
a. to get excited
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emocionar
transitive verb
(excitar) to excite; thrill; (conmover) to move; touch;
pronominal verb
emocionarse (entusiasmarse) to get excited; (conmoverse) to be moved; be touched
¡no te emociones tanto! don't get so worked up!; me emociono con las películas románticas I get all emotional when I watch romantic films; cuando le gusta un tema se emociona y no para de hablar when she's interested in a subject she gets carried away and doesn't stop talking
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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