relajarse
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relajarse(
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lah
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hahr
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seh
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to lessen tension or stress)
a. to relax
No hay nada mejor que un abrazo de un ser querido para relajarte.There is nothing better than a hug from a loved one to relax you.
b. to calm down
¡Relájate! No hay por qué preocuparse.Calm down! There's nothing to worry about.
relajar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to lessen tension or stress)
a. to relax
Quiero que relajes tus músculos; así te dolerá menos la inyección.I want you to relax your muscles; that way the shot will hurt less.
b. to calm
Para relajar la mente, bebe té de manzanilla antes de acostarte.To calm the mind, drink chamomile tea before bed.
3. (to lessen in severity)
a. to relax
Ya relajaron las reglas para visitar a Cuba.The rules for visiting Cuba have been relaxed.
4. (to tease)
a. to mock
No me relajes más. Estoy cansado de que te rías de mí.Stop mocking me. I'm tired of you laughing at me.
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relajar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to relax
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (general)
a. to relax
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relajar
transitive verb
1 (sosegar) to relax
2 (suavizar) to slacken; loosen
3 (moralmente) to weaken; corrupt
4 (Latinoamérica) [+comida] to cloy; sicken; disgust
5 (Caribe) (hacer mofa de) to mock; deride; (escarnecer) to poke fun at
pronominal verb
relajarse
1 (sosegarse) to relax
conviene relajarte más
2 (aflojarse) to slacken off; loosen
3 (moralmente) [+persona] to go off the straight and narrow; go to the bad; [+moralidad] to become lax
4 (Med)
relajarse un tobillo to sprain one's ankle; relajarse un órgano to rupture an organ
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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