extraviarse

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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (to become lost)
a. to get lost
Un niño pequeño se extravió en el centro comercial, pero encontramos a su madre rápidamente.A little boy got lost in the mall, but we found his mother quickly.
b. to lose one's way
Si te adentras en el bosque sin mapa ni brújula, te extraviarás.If you go into the woods without a map and compass, you'll lose your way.
c. to go astray
El pastor salió a buscar la oveja que se extravió.The shepherd went out to find the sheep that went astray.
d. to go missing
Se extravió mi diploma del secundario. Debe de estar en la casa de mis padres.My high-school diploma went missing. It must be at my parents' house.
e. to stray
¡No dejes que el perro se extravíe!Don't let the dog stray!
2. (to fall into evil ways)
a. to stray
Miguel se extravió del buen camino y comenzó a llevar una vida delictiva.Miguel strayed from the path of righteousness and started living a life of crime.
b. to be led astray
No sé cómo se extravió, pero ahora no hace más que mentir y robar.I don't know how he was led astray, but now all he does is lie and steal.
extraviar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to be unable to find)
a. to lose
Extravié las llaves. ¿Las viste en algún lado?I lost my keys. Have you seen them anywhere?
b. to mislay
Lucía tuvo que ir a la embajada porque extravió su pasaporte.Lucia had to go to the embassy because she mislaid her passport.
c. to misplace
Extraviaste el martillo porque no lo pusiste en la caja de herramientas.You misplaced the hammer because you didn't put it in the tool box.
4. (to disorient)
a. to mislead
El candidato extravió a los votantes con información mal investigada y tácticas de intimidación.The candidate misled voters with poorly researched information and scare tactics.
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extraviar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (objeto)
a. to lose, to mislay
2. (excursionista)
a. to mislead, to cause to lose one's way
3. (mirada, vista)
a. to allow to wander
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
4. (persona)
a. to get lost
5. (objeto)
a. to be mislaid, to go missing
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extraviar
transitive verb
1 [+objeto] to lose; mislay; misplace
2 [+dinero] to embezzle
3 (desorientar) [+persona] to mislead; misdirect
pronominal verb
extraviarse
1 (perderse) [+persona] to get lost; lose one's way; [+animal] to stray; [+objeto] to go missing; go astray; [+carta] to go astray; get lost in the post
2 [+persona] (moralmente) to go astray; err; fall into evil ways
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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