hacerse menos profundo

hacerse menos profundo(
A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
1. (to lose depth)
a. to become less deep
En la zona rocosa, el mar se hace menos profundo y es fácil que el barco encalle.In the rocky area, the sea becomes less deep and it's easy for the boat to run aground.
b. to become more shallow
El río se hace menos profundo al llegar a esta ciudad, y deja de ser navegable.The river becomes more shallow when it reaches this town, and it ceases to be navigable.
2. (to become more trivial)
a. to become less profound
Los primeros capítulos son muy interesantes, pero luego el libro se hace menos profundo, más insustancial.The first chapters are very interesting, but then the book becomes less profound, more insubstantial.
3. (to lose intensity)
a. to become less deep
A medida que transcurre la noche, el sueño se hace menos profundo.As the night progresses, sleep becomes less deep.
4. (to become more high-pitched)
a. to become less deep
Curiosamente, su voz se fue haciendo menos profunda a medida que envejecía, y acabó siendo muy aguda.Curiously enough, his voice became less deep as he was growing older, and it ended up being very high-pitched.
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