flare up
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flare up(
flehr
 
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)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to suddenly and violently break out)
a. estallar
Protests flared up all over the city when the verdict was announced.Estallaron protestas por toda la ciudad cuando se anunció el fallo.
2. (to suddenly burn more strongly)
a. llamear
Jesus added some kindling soaked in kerosene to the fire and it flared up.Jesús echó leña menuda empapada en queroseno al fuego que llameó.
3. (to anger suddenly)
a. estallar
Carolina's temper flared up when her brother tattled to their mom.El genio de Carolina estalló cuando su hermano la delató con su mamá.
b. ponerse furioso
My dad, normally a calm guy, flared up at the waiter because the service was so bad.Mi padre, normalmente un tipo tranquilo, se puso furioso con el mesero porque el servicio estuvo pésimo.
c. saltar
Dan flared up when they lost the game and got suspended from the team.Dan saltó cuando perdieron el partido y fue expulsado temporalmente del equipo.
4. (to recur or worsen suddenly)
a. recrudecerse
My back pain flared up at the gym and I had to cut my workout short.Mi dolor de espalda se recrudeció en el gimnasio y tuve que acortar el entrenamiento.
b. exacerbarse
This weather is making my arthritis flare up.Este clima hace que mi artritis se exacerbe.
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flare up
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (fire)
a. llamear
2. (medical condition)
a. exacerbarse
3. (anger, trouble)
a. estallar
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flare up
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 [+fire] llamear
2 [+person] estallar; ponerse furioso;at con; [+riots] estallar; [+epidemic] declararse
3 [+wound] resentirse; volver a dar problemas
he has an old knee injury which sometimes flares up his tooth flared up again
[+rash] recrudecerse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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