A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to wave about)
a. to undulate
La ropa tendida se ondulaba violentamente con las fuertes ráfagas de viento.The clothes on the line undulated violently in the strong gusts of wind.
b. to sway
La bandera no se ondulará hasta que no sople aire.The flag won't sway until the wind is blowing.
2. (to create waves)
a. to go wavy
El pelo siempre se me ondula con la humedad de la costa.My hair always goes wavy with the humidity at the coast.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to make wavy)
a. to wave
Le voy a decir a la peluquera que me ondule el cabello para el baile.I think I'll get the hairdresser to wave my hair for the ball.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to create ripples)
a. to ripple (water)
El agua de la laguna ondulaba con la brisa.The water in the pond was rippling in the breeze.
b. to undulate (land)
Atravesando el desierto, se veían dunas de arena ondulando hasta el horizonte.Traveling across the desert, you could see sand dunes undulating as far as the horizon.
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