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intrigue

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intrigue
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (scheme)
a. la intriga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
John is a journalist devoted to exposing political intrigues.John es un periodista dedicado a poner al descubierto las intrigas políticas.
2. (clandestine love affair)
a. la aventura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I had a short intrigue with my friend's wife last summer.Tuve una corta aventura con la mujer de mi amigo el verano pasado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to arouse one's curiosity)
a. intrigar
The topic of Sara's thesis intrigued everyone in the linguistics department.El tema de la tesis de Sara intrigó a todos en el departamento de lingüística.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to conspire; often used with "against")
a. intrigar
A group of far-right radicals intrigued against the Prime Minister.Un grupo de radicales de extrema derecha intrigaron en contra del primer ministro.
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intrigue
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la intriga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (interest)
a. intrigar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (conspire)
a. intrigar, conspirar
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intrigue [ɪnˈtriːɡ]
noun
(plot) intriga (f); (amorous) aventura (f) (sentimental); amorío (m)
a web of intrigue una maraña de intriga
transitive verb
fascinar
I am intrigued to know whether ... me intriga saber si ...; estoy intrigado por saber si ...; we were intrigued by a sign outside a shop nos llamó la atención el letrero de una tienda
intransitive verb
intrigar;against contra;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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