mosquearse
mosquearse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to be suspicious)
a. to get suspicious
Siempre me mosqueo cuando alguien que no conozco me llama por mi apodo.I always get suspicious of people I don't know who call me by my nickname.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to get irritated)
a. to get annoyed
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Pablo se mosqueó, porque llegamos tarde.Pablo got annoyed, because we arrived late.
mosquear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to arouse suspicion)
a. to make suspicious
El extraño comportamiento de esa mujer me mosqueó, y llamé a la policía.That woman's strange behavior made me suspicious, so I called the police.
4. (to scare away the flies from)
a. to shoo the flies away from
El campista mosqueó el plato y comió la comida.The camper shooed the flies away from his plate and ate the food.
b. to swat the flies off
Marisa mosqueó el frasco de mermelada y le puso la tapa.Marisa swatted the flies off the marmalade jar and put a lid on it.
5. (to irritate)
a. to annoy
Miguel me mosquea a propósito para que pierda los estribos.Miguel is annoying me on purpose to make me fly off the handle.
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mosquear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (hacer sospechar)
a. to make suspicious
me mosquea que no haya llamado todavíaI'm a bit surprised he hasn't phoned yet
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (enfadarse)
a. to get in a huff
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mosquearse
pronominal verb
1 (enfadarse) to get cross; get annoyed; (ofenderse) to get offended
no te mosquees con él se mosquea por cualquier tontería
2 (desconfiar) to smell a rat (familiar)
3 (preocuparse) to worry
me mosqueé porque a las once no había llamado I got worried because he hadn't called by eleven
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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