honrar
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honrar(
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rrahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to respect)
a. to honor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Es habitual honrar a los muertos llevando flores a su tumba.It's common to honor the dead by bringing flowers to their graves.
Este altar se construyó para honrar a nuestros antepasados.This altar was built to honor our ancestors.
b. to honour (United Kingdom)
La Biblia explica varias formas en que los creyentes pueden honrar a Dios.The Bible explains several ways in which believers can honour God.
2. (to give honor to)
a. to honor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Pedro honra a María por haber venido a su cumpleaños desde tan lejos.Maria is honored by Pedro coming to her birthday from so far away.
b. to honour (United Kingdom)
Daniela honró la memoria de sus padres con una placa.Daniela honoured her parents' memory with a plaque.
honrarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to be proud)
a. to be honored
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Luis se honra de aceptar el premio para ser el mejor actor del año.Luis is honored to accept the award for being the best actor of the year.
b. to be honoured (United Kingdom)
Me honro con el cariño que siempre me ha demostrado mi familia.I am honoured by the affection my family has always shown me.
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honrar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to honor
nos honró con su presenciashe honored us with her presence
su sinceridad le honrahis sincerity does him credit
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (general)
a. to be honored
me honro de ser su amigoI feel honored to be his friend
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honrar
transitive verb
1 (enorgullecer) to honour; honor; (EEUU)
ser orgullo de
un gesto que le honra a gesture to be proud of
2 (respetar) to honour; honor; (EEUU) revere (formal)
honra a tus mayores
3 (Com) to honour; honor; (EEUU)
pronominal verb
honrarse
honrarse con algo to be honoured o honored by sth; (EEUU) me honro con su amistad I am honoured by his friendship; I am privileged to be his friend; honrarse de hacer algo to be honoured to do sth; consider it an honour to do sth
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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