encresparse

encresparse(
ehn
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krehs
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pahr
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (to get cross)
a. to get irritated
Me encrespo cuando me hacen preguntas personales.I usually get irritated at personal questions.
2. (nautical)
a. to get rough
Si el mar se encrespa es muy posible que te marees en el barco.If the sea gets rough you are very likely to get seasick on the boat.
3. (to go curly)
a. to get frizzy
Usando este cosmético tu cabello no se encrespará con la lluvia.If you use this cosmetic product your hair will not get frizzy with the rain.
encrespar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to make go curly)
a. to curl
La brisa del mar encrespó mi cabello.The sea breeze curled my hair.
5. (nautical)
a. to make choppy
La brisa del atardecer encrespó el río.The evening breeze made the river choppy.
b. to make rough
Se instó a la gente a alejarse de la playa, puesto que los fuertes vientos encresparán el mar.People have been urged to stay away from the beach, as the strong wings will make the sea rough.
6. (to exasperate)
a. to annoy
Los comentarios negativos de mi madre me encrespan.My mother's negative comments annoy me.
b. to irritate
Los chistes machistas de Juan encresparon a sus amigas.Juan's sexist jokes irritated his female friends.
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encrespar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (pelo)
a. to curl
2. (mar)
a. to make choppy o rough
3. (irritar)
a. to irritate
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
4. (mar)
a. to get rough
5. (persona)
a. to get irritated
encrespar
transitive verb
1 (rizar) [+pelo] to curl; [+plumas] to ruffle; [+agua] to ripple; [+mar] to make rough
2 (irritar) to anger; irritate
pronominal verb
encresparse
1 (rizarse) [+pelo] to curl; [+agua] to ripple; [+mar] to get rough
2 (irritarse) to get cross; get irritated
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