amar

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amar(
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mahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to have profound affection for)
a. to love
Yo te amo, Ana, y quiero pasar el resto de mi vida contigo.I love you, Ana, and I want to spend the rest of my life with you.
Pablo ama a su esposa con todo su ser.Pablo loves his wife with all his heart.
amarse
A reciprocal verb is a verb that indicates that two or more subjects perform an action on each other (e.g. Ellos se abrazan.).
reciprocal verb
2. (to have profound affection for)
a. to love each other
Se han amado desde el momento en que se conocieron.They have loved each other from the moment they met.
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amar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to love
ama a tu prójimo como a ti mismolove thy neighbor as thyself
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (general)
a.
se amanthey love each other
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amar
transitive verb
to love
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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