engalanar

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engalanar(
ehn
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gah
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lah
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nahr
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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 embellish)
a. to decorate
Ya se aproxima la Navidad, así que tenemos que engalanar la casa.Christmas is coming soon, so we need to decorate the house.
Los novios contrataron una empresa que engalanará la sala para su boda.The couple hired a company to decorate the hall for their wedding.
b. to deck out
Todos los vecinos engalanaron los jardines con luces de navidad.All the neighbors decked out their gardens with Christmas lights.
c. to adorn
Miguel es muy detallista y tiene las paredes de su casa engalanadas con cuadros preciosos.Miguel pays a lot of attention to detail and the walls in his house are adorned with beautiful paintings.
engalanarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (to adorn oneself)
a. to dress up
María se engalanó para la entrega de premios y lucía muy elegante.Maria dressed up for the award ceremony and she looked really elegant.
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engalanar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to decorate
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (persona)
a. to dress up
3. (ciudad)
a. to be decked out
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engalanar
transitive verb
to adorn; deck;de with;
pronominal verb
engalanarse to adorn o.s.; dress up
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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