extenuar

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extenuar(
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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 weaken)
a. to exhaust
El sol intenso extenuó a la gente que estaba trabajando en los campos.The intense sun exhausted the people who were working in the fields.
b. to drain
Subir la colina extenuó las pocas fuerzas que le quedaban.Going up the hill drained the little strength he had left.
extenuarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (to get tired)
a. to exhaust oneself
Si sigues llevando esa vida tan ajetreada, te vas a extenuar.If you keep leading that hectic life, you'll exhaust yourself.
b. to tire oneself out
Carola se extenuó durante de la mudanza.Carola tired herself out during the move.
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extenuar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to exhaust completely, to drain
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (general)
a. to exhaust oneself, to tire oneself out
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extenuar
transitive verb
(cansar) to exhaust; (debilitar) to emaciate; weaken;
pronominal verb
extenuarse (cansarse) to get exhausted; (debilitarse) to become emaciated; waste away
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