empacharse

empacharse(
ehm
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pah
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chahr
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seh
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to overeat; used with "de")
a. to stuff oneself with
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Si te empachas de palomitas luego no tendrás hambre para cenar.If you stuff yourself with popcorn you won't be hungry for dinner.
b. to overdose on
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g., carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Me empaché de pistachos y ahora me duele el estómago.I overdosed on pistachios and now my stomach hurts.
2. (to become ill)
a. to get indigestion
El paciente se empachó y acudió a urgencias con fuertes dolores.The patient got indigestion and went to the emergency room in a lot of pain.
empachar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to give an upset stomach to)
a. to give indigestion to
El bocadillo tenía tantos ingredientes que empachó a quienes lo comieron.There were so many ingredients in the sandwich that it gave indigestion to those who ate it.
4. (to annoy)
a. to get fed up with
Los constantes besos y caricias de la pareja empacharon a los presentes en la cena.Everyone at the meal got fed up with the couple's constant smooching.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (to cause indigestion)
a. to give one indigestion
El pan empacha mucho, por lo cual las dietas sanas recomiendan evitarlo.Bread gives you bad indigestion which is why healthy diets recommend avoiding it.
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empachar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to give indigestion to
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (sufrir indigestión)
a. to get indigestion
3. (comer demasiado)
a. to stuff oneself
4. (fam fig)
a. to overdose
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empachar
transitive verb
1 (causar indigestión) to give indigestion to
el chocolate empacha chocolate gives you indigestion
2 (molestar) to annoy; (aburrir) to bore
me empacha tanta música tecno I get fed up with all this techno music
pronominal verb
empacharse
1 (Med) to get indigestion
2 (molestarse) to get annoyed
3 (aburrirse) to get bored; get fed up (familiar)
4 (avergonzarse) to get embarrassed; feel awkward
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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