entusiasmarse
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entusiasmarse(
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to get thrilled)
a. to get excited
Emilia se entusiasmó por la buena noticia y saltaba de alegría.Emilia got excited about the good news and jumped for joy.
b. to get enthusiastic
Los alumnos se entusiasmaron cuando les dije que íbamos a visitar una granja.My students get enthusiastic when I told them we were going to a farm.
2. (to become overly excited)
a. to get carried away
¡No te entusiasmes! Todavía no sabes si te dieron el puesto de trabajo.Don't get carried away! You don't know if the job is yours yet.
entusiasmar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to thrill)
a. to fill with excitement
El proyecto para la escuela me entusiasmó porque tuve que entrevistar al alcalde.My school project filled me with excitement because I got to interview the mayor.
b. to excite
Me entusiasma la idea de trabajar como voluntaria en un refugio animal, pero lamentablemente no tengo tiempo.The idea of volunteering in an animal shelter excites me, but unfortunately I don't have time.
c. to delight
Me entusiasma que haya venido tanta gente a mi concierto.It delights me to see that so many people came to my concert.
d. to love
A Amalia le entusiasma la ópera. Le podemos comprar una entrada para Carmen como regalo.Amalia loves the opera. We could buy her a ticket to Carmen as a gift.
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entusiasmar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (animar)
a. to fill with enthusiasm
2. (gustar)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
le entusiasma la músicahe loves music
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (general)
a. to get excited
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entusiasmar
transitive verb
(apasionar) to fire with enthusiasm; excite; (encantar) to delight
me entusiasma el trabajo I love my work; no le entusiasma mucho la idea he's not very keen on the idea
pronominal verb
entusiasmarse to get enthusiastic; get excited;con, por about
se ha quedado entusiasmada con el vestido she loves the dress; she is delighted with the dress
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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