freak out
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freak out(
frik
 
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to affect)
a. alucinar
Almost getting in a car accident really freaked us out.Casi tener un accidente de auto nos alucinó mucho.
b. friquear
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The measles outbreak freaked out everyone at school.El brote de sarampión friqueó a todos en la escuela.
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
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to be in a heightened state of emotion)
a. flipar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
John and Lucia freaked out when they found out they had won free tickets to the concert.John y Lucía fliparon cuando se enteraron de que habían ganado dos entradas gratis al concierto.
b. friquearse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Most of the kids freaked out when the clown arrived to the party.Casi todos los niños se friquearon cuando el payaso llegó a la fiesta.
c. enloquecer
My parents freaked out when I dropped out of college.Mis papás enloquecieron cuando me salí de la universidad.
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freak out
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (shock)
a. alucinar
2. (scare)
a. meter canguelo or
b. mello or
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
c. cuiqui a (River Plate)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (become angry)
a. ponerse hecho(a) una furia
I freaked outme entró el pánico or
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freak out
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
(get excited) flipar (very_informal); alucinar (very_informal); (on drugs) viajar (very_informal); flipar (very_informal);
transitive verb
(frighten) dejar helado (informal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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