inmerso
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inmerso(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (submersed)
a. immersed
El estudiante de veterinaria tenía una serpiente inmersa en formol para poder estudiarla.The veterinary student had a snake immersed in formaldehyde for studying.
b. submerged
El cocodrilo estaba casi inmerso pero sus ojos estaban fuera del agua.The crocodile was almost submerged but its eyes were out of water.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(engrossed)
a. absorbed
Estaba inmerso en el libro que estaba leyendo y no te oí entrar.I was absorbed in the book I was reading and I didn't hear you come in.
b. immersed
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
El traductor tiene que estar inmerso en la obra de Borges antes de animarse a traducir sus cuentos.A translator must be immersed in Borges' works before attempting to translate his short stories.
c. deep into
El detective está inmerso en el caso y no descansará hasta resolverlo.The detective is deep into the case and won't rest until he solves it.
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inmerso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (también fig)
a. immersed
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inmerso
adjective
1 (sumergido) immersed
2 (en actividades, ideas) immersed;en in
vive inmerso en la cultura taurina es bueno e interesante que esté inmerso en otras actividades sociales vive inmerso en un lujo total se encontraba inmerso en esa ideología se encuentra inmerso en el frenesí de los ensayos previos a un concierto vive en Londres, inmerso en el mundo fascinante de la música contemporánea
inmerso en sus meditaciones deep in thought
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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