A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (to weaken)
a. to be weakened
La salud de la paciente se resintió pero afortunadamente no va a morir.The patient's health was weakened, but thankfully, she's not going to die.
b. to suffer
Mi cuerpo comenzó a resentirse y tuve que usar una silla de ruedas.My body began to suffer, and I had to use a wheelchair.
c. to deteriorate
La salud de la monja se resintió y tuvo que permanecer en cama.The nun's health deteriorated, and she had to stay in bed.
d. to be affected
La salud de mi abuelo se resintió y tuvo que ser internado.My grandfather's health was affected, and he had to be taken to the hospital.
2. (to sense; used with "de")
a. to feel
Me resiento del esguince y no puedo apoyar el pie izquierdo.I feel the sprain, and I can't walk with my left foot.
b. to feel the effects of
El guitarrista todavía se resiente de la tendinitis y no puede tocar bien.The guitar player still feels the effects of his tendonitis and can't play well.
c. to suffer
Todavía me resiento de la lesión. Ya no puedo jugar al fútbol.I still suffer from the injury. I can't play soccer anymore.
3. (to be upset)
a. to be offended
Marisa se resiente cuando hablamos de su exnovio.Marisa gets offended when we speak about her ex-boyfriend.
b. to resent
Mi hermano está celoso y se resiente que yo haya ganado el premio.My brother is jealous and resents that I won the prize.
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (debilitarse)
a. to be weakened
2. (salud)
a. to deteriorate
3. (sentir molestias)
resentirse deto be suffering from
4. (ofenderse)
a. to be offended
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pronominal verb
1 (estar resentido)
resentirse con o por algo to resent sth; feel bitter about sth
2 (debilitarse) to be weakened; suffer
con los años se resintió su salud his health suffered o was affected over the years; los cimientos se resintieron con el terremoto the foundations were weakened by the earthquake; sin que se resienta el dólar without the dollar being affected
3 (sentir)
resentirse de [+defecto] to suffer from; resentirse de las consecuencias de to feel the effects of; me resiento todavía del golpe I can still feel the effects of the injury
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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