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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to become friends)
a. to become friendly
Sara es muy tímida y le cuesta mucho intimarse con sus compañeros de trabajo.Sara is very shy and finds it difficult to become friendly with her coworkers.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to make friends)
a. to become close
Juan no tardó en intimar con sus nuevos vecinos.It didn't take long for Juan to become close with his new neighbors.
b. to be friends
Luisa y Ana fueron compañeras de clase, pero nunca intimaron.Luisa and Ana were classmates, but they were never friends.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to require)
a. to order
El juez intimó a la empresa a pagar las horas extras que debía a los empleados.The judge ordered the company to pay the overtime hours it owed its employees.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. to be/become close
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transitive verb
1 (notificar) to announce; notify
2 (mandar) to order; require
intransitive verb
ahora intiman mucho they're very friendly now; intimar con algn to be friends with sb
El narco Anello intimó con el hijo de Menem Me pareció muy raro, de modo que no intimé con él
pronominal verb
2 (hacer amistad) to become friendly;con with
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