palidecer
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palidecer(
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to blanch)
a. to turn pale
María palideció cuando le dio una bajada de tensión.Maria turned pale when her blood pressure suddenly dropped.
b. to go pale
El ladrón palideció cuando se dio cuenta de que estaba robando a un policía.The thief went pale when he realized he was robbing a policeman.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to overshadow)
a. to pale
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
El vestido barato palidecía comparado con el más caro.The cheap dress paled in comparison to the expensive one.
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palidecer
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (ponerse pálido)
a. to go o turn pale
2. (fig)
a. to pale, to fade
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palidecer
intransitive verb
to turn pale
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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