latir
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latir(
lah
-
teer
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to pulsate)
a. to beat (heart)
Estaba muy nervioso y el corazón me latía muy rápido.I was really nervous and my heart was beating very fast.
b. to throb
El hielo hizo que la herida de la pierna volviera a latir.The ice made the wound on my leg start throbbing again.
2. (to emit a short, harsh cry)
a. to bark
Tiene que haber alguien afuera porque el perro no para de latir.There must be someone outside because the dog won't stop barking.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to suspect)
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
(Nicaragua)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. to have a feeling
Me late que no llega a tiempo por causa de la nieve.I have a feeling that she'll be late because of the snow.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to seem like a good idea)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to sound good to
Vamos a Coyoacán a tomar un café. - Me late.Let's go to Coyoacan and get coffee. - Sounds good to me.
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latir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (corazón)
a. to beat
en sus declaraciones late un cierto nerviosismothere is a certain amount of nervousness lurking in his statements
2. (parecer)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿vendrá? — me late que síwill she come? — I have a feeling she will
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latir
intransitive verb
1 [+corazón] to beat; [+herida] to throb
2 (estar latente) to lie; lie hidden; lurk
3 [+perro] to bark
4 (And) (México)
me late que todo saldrá bien something tells me that everything will turn out all right
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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