inundar
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inundar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to cover with water)
a. to flood
La lluvia de ayer inundó hasta las calles principales.Yesterday's rain flooded even the main roads.
2. (to fill)
a. to flood
Apple inundó el mercado tecnológico con sus productos.Apple flooded the technological market with its products.
b. to swamp
Hace falta inundar la ciudad de actividades culturales para atraer a turistas.We have to swamp the city with cultural activities to attract tourists.
c. to inundate
Los aficionados inundaron el estadio una hora antes de que empezara el partido.The fans inundated the stadium an hour before the game began.
inundarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to be covered with water)
a. to flood
Vivo en un barrio que se inunda cada vez que llueve.I live in a neighborhood that floods every time it rains.
b. to be flooded
La sala de máquinas se inundó y los marineros abandonaron el barco.The engine room was flooded and the sailors abandoned the ship.
4. (to be filled)
a. to be flooded
El mercado se inundó de productos de baja calidad.Markets were flooded with low quality products.
b. to be inundated
Me inundaron de regalos de cumpleaños.I was inundated with gifts for my birthday.
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inundar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (por las aguas)
a. to flood
2. (por turistas, aficionados)
a. to swamp
3. (con quejas, pedidos)
a. to inundate, to swamp
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
4. (con agua)
a. to flood
inundarse deto be inundated o swamped with
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inundar
transitive verb
1 (con agua) to flood
la lluvia inundó la campiña the rain flooded the countryside; the rain left the countryside under water
2 (con productos) to flood;de, en with; swamp;de, en with
inundar el mercado de un producto to flood the market with a product; quedamos inundados de ofertas offers rained in on us; we were flooded o swamped with offers
3 [+gente] to flood; swamp
El público inundó El Retiro una verdadera marea humana inundó sus locales la afición deportivista, con sus atuendos blanquiazules, inundó el centro urbano
4 [+pena, sensación] to overwhelm; sweep over
la pena le inundó el cuerpo al pensar en ella me inundó el deseo de verla no he podido olvidar esa espantosa y delicada sensación que inundó mi alma
pronominal verb
inundarse
1 (con agua) to flood
se inundó la bodega the cellar flooded
2 (con productos) to be flooded; be inundated
un mercado que se ha inundado con falsificaciones chinas
3 (con personas) to be inundated
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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