A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to start to decompose)
a. to begin to rot
Estas manzanas se están macando. No voy a comerlas.These apples are beginning to rot. I'm not going to eat them.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
(to leave a contusion)
a. to bruise
El golpe que me dio Sebastián me macó el hombro.The punch Sebastian gave me bruised my shoulder.
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pronominal verb
to go bad; rot
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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