enfundar
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enfundar(
ehn
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foon
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dahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to put in its case)
a. to sheathe (sword)
Antes de apearse del caballo, el caballero enfundó su espada.Before getting off his horse, the knight sheathed his sword.
Ya llegó la hora de enfundar las espadas, compañeros.The time has come to sheathe our swords, gentlemen.
b. to holster (handgun)
El alguacil enfundó el revólver y esposó al ladrón.The sheriff holstered his revolver and handcuffed the thief.
c. to put away (instrument)
Sofía enfundó el violín y salió de la sala de ensayo.Sofia put her violin away and left the rehearsal room.
2. (to fill)
a. to stuff
Enfundé el osito de peluche con felpa.I stuffed the teddy bear with plush.
enfundarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to put on)
a. to wrap oneself in
María se enfundó el poncho porque hacía frío.Maria wrapped herself in her poncho because it was cold.
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enfundar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (espada)
a. to sheathe
2. (pistola)
a. to put away
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
enfundarse algoto wrap oneself up in something
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enfundar
transitive verb
1 (guardar) [+espada] to sheathe; [+gafas, violín] to put in its case; [+diente] to cap
2 (llenar) to fill; stuff;de with
3 [+comida] to scoff (familiar); wolf (familiar)
pronominal verb
enfundarse
se enfundó la capa he wrapped himself (up) in his cape; una señora enfundada en visón a lady swathed in mink
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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