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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (to be pleased)
a. to gloat over
Ya sé que Manolo te cae mal, pero está mal regordearse en su despido.I know you don't like Manolo, but it's wrong to gloat over his firing.
b. to delight in
Todos en el equipo de campaña de la candidata se regodearon con su victoria sobre su oponente.Everybody on the candidate's campaign team delighted in her victory over her opponent.
c. to take delight in
Si has venido a regodearte con mi fracaso empresarial, ya puedes largarte.If you're here to take delight in my business failure, you can leave now.
d. to take pleasure in
Tengo la impresión de que no quieres salir de la depresión, es como si te regodearas con tu propio sufrimiento.I have the impression that you don't want to recover from your depression. It's like you're taking pleasure in your own suffering.
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (general)
a. to take pleasure o delight
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pronominal verb
regodearse con o en algo to gloat over sth
regodearse porque otro está sufriendo
2 (Latinoamérica) (ser exigente) to be fussy; be hard to please
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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