lustrar
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lustrar(
loos
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trahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to make shine)
a. to polish
Ya me cansé de lustrar el piso; lo voy a plastificar.I'm fed up with polishing the floor; I'm going to have it coated.
2. (to apply polish to)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to shine
¿Cuánto hace que no lustras esas botas?How long is it since you last shone those boots?
lustrarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to make shine)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to shine
Lucas no puede salir de su casa sin lustrarse los zapatos.Lucas can't leave his house without shining his shoes.
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lustrar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to polish
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lustrar
transitive verb
especialmente (Latinoamérica) to shine; polish
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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