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.
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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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