encantar
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encantar(
ehng
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kahn
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tahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to like very much)
a. to love
Me encanta tomarme un chocolate caliente cuando hace frío afuera.I love drinking hot chocolate when it's cold out.
¡Me encanta tu casa! ¿Tú misma la decoraste?I love your house! Did you decorate it yourself?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to cast a spell on)
a. to bewitch
La bruja encantó a la princesa.The witch bewitched the princess.
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encantar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (gustar)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
encantarle a alguien algo/hacer algoto love something/doing something
¡me encanta!I love it/him/her!
2. (embrujar)
a. to bewitch, to cast a spell on
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encantar
intransitive verb
(con complemento personal) to love
me encanta tu casa I love your house; me encantan las flores I adore o love flowers; me encantaría que vinieras I'd be delighted if you come; I'd love you to come
transitive verb
to cast a spell on o over; bewitch
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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te va a encantar
you're going to love it
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