entrecruzarse

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entrecruzarse(
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (to entwine)
a. to interweave
En la película se entrecruzan las vidas de cinco hombres.The lives of five men interweave in the film.
b. to intertwine
Las ramas del árbol se entrecruzan formando una densa fronda.The tree branches intertwine forming a dense canopy.
2. (biology)
a. to interbreed
Las dos especies son muy parecidas, pero jamás se entrecruzarían.The two species are very similar, but they would never interbreed.
entrecruzar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to entwine)
a. to interweave
El hombre entrecruzaba tiras de caña para hacer una cesta de mimbre.The man was interweaving reed strands to make a wicker basket.
b. to intertwine
El destino entrecruzó sus vidas.Fate intertwined their lives.
c. to cross
Marcos se sentó y entrecruzó las piernas.Marcos sat down and crossed his legs.
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entrecruzar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (entrelazar)
a. to interweave
2. (dedos)
a. to link together
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (general)
a. to interweave
sus destinos se entrecruzabantheir destinies were intertwined
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entrecruzar
transitive verb
1 (entrelazar) to interlace; interweave; intertwine
2 (Biología) to cross; interbreed
pronominal verb
entrecruzarse
1 [+hilos, cintas] to interweave; intertwine
Humor y lirismo, ironía y ternura se entrecruzan en su libro Los tres motivos plantean una intriga y se entrecruzan en la novela los diversos servicios secretos se entrecruzan y chocan entre sí En un recuerdo de Sara se entrecruzan otras imágenes más lejanas
2 (Biología) to interbreed
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