iluminarse
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iluminarse(
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
iluminar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
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iluminar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (dar luz a)
a. to illuminate, to light up
los focos que iluminan la iglesiathe floodlights which light up the church
2. (adornar con luces)
a. to light up
iluminan el castillo por la nochethe castle is lit up at night
3. (religion)
a. to enlighten
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
a. to give light
la lámpara ilumina muy pocothe lamp doesn't give much light
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
5. (con luz)
a. to light up
6. (de alegría)
a.
se le iluminó el rostrohis face lit up
7. (religion)
a. to become enlightened
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iluminar
transitive verb
1 [+cuarto, calle, ciudad] to light; [+estadio, edificio, monumento] to light up
una sola bombilla iluminaba el cuarto the room was lit by a single bulb; la felicidad iluminó su rostro his face lit up with happiness
2 [+grabado, ilustración] to illuminate
3 [+teoría, tesis] to illustrate
4 (Religión) to enlighten
pronominal verb
iluminarse (alegrarse) [+cara, expresión] to light up
se le iluminó el rostro al verla his face lit up when he saw her; el cielo se iluminó con los fuegos artificiales the sky was lit up with fireworks; fireworks lit up the sky
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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