mordisquear
mordisquear(
mohr
-
dees
-
keh
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ahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to make small bites)
a. to nibble
No pude evitar mordisquear el pastel que estaba sentado en la cubierta de la cocina.I couldn't keep myself from nibbling on the cake that was sitting on the kitchen counter.
b. to nibble at
Creo que el perro tiene pulgas, no para de rascarse y mordisquearse el cuerpo.I think the dog has fleas. He won't stop scratching and nibbling at himself.
c. to chew
Pareces un conejo mordisqueando la zanahoria.You look like a rabbit chewing the carrot.
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mordisquear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to nibble (at)
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mordisquear
transitive verb
(gen) to nibble (at); [+caballo] to champ;
intransitive verb
(gen) to nibble; [+caballo] to champ;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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