The word mangoneabas is the imperfect form of mangonear in the second person singular. See the full mangonear conjugation.
mangonear
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mangonear(
mahng
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goh
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neh
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ahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to order around)
a. to boss around
Luisa es calladita y amable, pero no deja que nadie la mangonee.Luisa is quiet and nice but doesn't allow anyone to boss her around.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to interfere)
a. to meddle
No voy a permitir que vengas a mangonear en mis asuntos.I won't allow you to come around meddling in my business.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to be bossy)
a. to boss people around
Carlos es nuevo en la empresa, pero ya quiere estar mangoneando.Carlos is new in the company, but he's already trying to boss people around.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to manipulate)
a. to rig
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(transitive verb)
El candidato teme que la oposición quiera mangonear en las elecciones.The candidate is afraid the opposition will rig the election.
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mangonear
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (entrometerse)
a. to meddle
2. (mandar)
a. to push people around, to be bossy
3. (manipular)
a. to fiddle about
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mangonear
transitive verb
1 [+persona] to boss about (familiar)
2 (birlar) to pinch (familiar); nick (familiar)
3 (Latinoamérica) (saquear) to pillage; plunder
intransitive verb
1 (entrometerse) to meddle; interfere;en in; (interesarse) to dabble;en in
los sindicatos quieran mangonear en las empresas
2 (ser mandón) (con personas) to boss people about; (con asuntos) to run everything
3 (Latinoamérica) (estafar) (gen) to graft; be on the fiddle (familiar); (Política) to fix things; fiddle the results (familiar);
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