mudar
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mudar(
moo
-
dahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to exchange)
a. to change
Tenemos que mudar esas cortinas sucias.We need to change those dirty curtains.
2. (to achieve a deeper tone)
a. to change
Su voz empezó a mudar cuando tenía catorce años.His voice began to change when he was fourteen.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to cast off skin or feathers)
a. to shed
Mira, ese gusanito está mudando.Look, that little worm is shedding.
b. to molt
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mi boa mudó ayer. ¿Quieres ver su piel?My boa molted yesterday. Do you want to see its skin?
c. to moult (United Kingdom)
¿Están enfermas esas águilas? - No, solo están mudando.Are those eagles sick? - No, they're just moulting.
4. (to alter; normally used with "de")
a. to change
Tienes el derecho de mudar de parecer, pero ojalá me hubieras avisado con más tiempo.You have the right to change your mind, but I wish you'd told me earlier.
mudarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
5. (to relocate)
a. to move
Nos acabamos de mudar de Cartagena.We just moved from Cartagena.
b. to move house
Vivíamos en el centro pero nos mudamos hace un mes.We used to live in the center but moved house one month ago.
6. (to wear different clothes)
a. to change
Tienes que mudarte para la fiesta porque es formal.You have to change for the party because it's formal.
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mudar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (cambiar)
a. to change
2. (casa)
a. to move
cuando mude la vozwhen his voice breaks
3. (piel, plumas)
a. to molt
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (cambiar)
a.
mudar deto change
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
5. (general)
a.
mudarse (de casa)to move (house)
mudarse (de ropa)to change
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mudar
transitive verb
1 (cambiar) to change; (transformar) to change; turn;en into
esto mudó la tristeza en alegría this changed o turned the sadness into joy; le mudan las sábanas todos los días they change his sheets every day; le han mudado a otra oficina they've moved him to another office
2 (Zoología) [+piel] to shed; [+pelo, plumaje] to moult; molt; (EEUU)
intransitive verb
1 (cambiar)
mudar de to change; he mudado de parecer I've changed my mind; mudar de color to change colour; su cara mudó de color his face changed colour
2 (Zoología)
mudar de [+piel] to shed; [+pelo, plumaje] to moult; molt; (EEUU)
pronominal verb
mudarse
1 (also mudarse de ropa) to change one's clothes
2 (also mudarse de casa) to move; move house
3 [+voz] to break
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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