flaquear

flaquear(
flah
-
keh
-
ahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to grow weak)
a. to weaken
El interés del público en el caso empezó a flaquear después de la confesión del acusado.Public interest in the case began to weaken after the defendant's confession.
b. to flag
Después de correr varios kilómetros mis fuerzas empiezan a flaquear.After running several kilometers my strength started to flag.
2. (to become dispirited)
a. to lose heart
Los ánimos de los estudiantes flaquearon cuando el profesor dijo que no había aprobado nadie.The students lost heart when the teacher said that no one had passed the exam.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Unlock More Translations for Free
Learn more with unlimited dictionary access. Sign up for free today.
flaquear
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (fuerzas)
a. to weaken
2. (entusiasmo, equipo)
a. to flag
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
flaquear
intransitive verb
1 (debilitarse) (gen) to weaken; grow weak; [+esfuerzo] to slacken; flag; [+salud] to decline (formal); get worse; [+viga] to give way
me flaquean las piernas my legs are like jelly
2 (desanimarse) to lose heart; become dispirited
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Examples
Machine Translators
Translate flaquear using machine translators
See Machine Translations
Conjugations
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
SpanishDict Premium
Have you tried it yet? Here's what's included:
Cheat sheets
No ads
Learn offline on iOS
Fun phrasebooks
Learn Spanish faster
Support SpanishDict
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS