ronronear

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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to make a purring sound)
a. to purr
Mi gata ronronea cuando le acaricio la espalda.My cat purrs when I pet her on the back.
El gato se durmió junto a la chimenea mientras ronroneaba.The cat fell asleep by the chimney as he purred.
2. (to make a sound similar to a purring)
a. to purr
Se escuchaba el sonido de un motor que ronroneaba en la distancia.You could hear the sound of an engine purring in the distance.
3. (to speak in a purring tone)
a. to purr
"Yo también te quiero", ronroneó ella al tiempo que se acurrucaba junto a él."I love you too," she purred as she curled up beside him.
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ronronear
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (general)
a. to purr
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ronronear
intransitive verb
to purr
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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