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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to breathe out)
a. exhalar
Stephan exhaled a plume of smoke that floated up toward the ceiling.Stephan exhaló una columna de humo que subió flotando hasta el techo.
b. espirar
Now count to three as you slowly exhale the air in your lungs.Ahora cuenta hasta tres mientras espiras lentamente el aire de los pulmones.
2. (to emit)
a. despedir
The factory chimney was exhaling thick, black smoke.La chimenea de la fábrica despedía un humo negro y espeso.
b. exhalar
As the sun rose, I could see the swamp exhaling a dense vapor.A medida que salía el sol, podía ver el pantano que exhalaba un vapor denso.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to breathe out)
a. espirar
Exhale as you lift the dumbbells, and inhale while returning to the initial position.Espira al tiempo que levantas las pesas e inhala al volver a la posición inicial.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. espirar
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exhale [eksˈheɪl]
transitive verb
[+air, fumes] despedir
intransitive verb
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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