encharcar

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encharcar(
ehn
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chahr
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kahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to saturate with water)
a. to waterlog
La persistente lluvia había encharcado el sendero, y era difícil caminar por él.The persistent rain had waterlogged the path, and it was difficult to walk along it.
b. to flood
El río se ha desbordado, encharcando los campos.The river has burst its banks, flooding the fields.
encharcarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (to become saturated with water)
a. to become waterlogged
El patio se ha encharcado porque no funciona bien el desagüe.The patio has become waterlogged because the drainage doesn't work properly.
b. to get flooded
Si sigue lloviendo, el prado se encharcará.If it continues raining, the meadow will get flooded.
3. (to accumulate)
a. to form pools
Cuando el terreno es arcilloso, el agua se encharca.When the soil is clayey, the water forms pools.
b. to form a pool
El agua se encharca ahí porque no tiene salida.The water forms a pool there because it has no way out.
4. (medicine)
a. to get clogged up
Tenía una hemorragia interna, y se le habían encharcado los pulmones de sangre.He was bleeding internally, and his lungs had got clogged up with blood.
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encharcar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to waterlog
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (terreno)
a. to become waterlogged
3. (pulmones)
a. to become flooded
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encharcar
transitive verb
1 (formar charcos en) to cover with puddles; turn into pools
la lluvia intensa encharcó las carreteras las últimas lluvias han encharcado el arrozal
2 (inundar) to swamp; flood
el agua ha inundado el terreno de juego y han tenido que suspender el partido
pronominal verb
encharcarse
1 [+tierra] to swamp; get flooded
2 [+agua] (estancarse) to become stagnant
3 (Med) [+pulmones] to get clogged up
4 (Latinoamérica) (enfangarse) to get muddy
5 (S. Cone) (atascarse) to get stuck in a puddle
6
encharcarse en los vicios to wallow in vice
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