poner morado
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poner morado
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to have blue-looking skin from the cold or not breathing)
a. to turn blue
Creo que se está ahogando con algo. ¡Se está poniendo morado!I think he's choking on something. He's turning blue!
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to tired oneself out from doing something)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Me puse morado a tomar fotos en el safari.I did nothing but take pictures during the safari.
Nos pusimos morados de vino verde cuando fuimos a Portugal.We drank gallons of vino verde when we went to Portugal.
Nos pusimos morados en el bufet libre.We stuffed ourselves at the all-you-can-eat restaurant.
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