afeitar

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afeitar(
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fey
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tahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to remove hair)
a. to shave
Para el verano, papá decidió afeitar al perro.For the summer, dad decided to shave the dog.
afeitarse
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
reflexive verb
2. (to shave oneself)
a. to shave
Me afeito un día sí, un día no.I shave every other day.
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afeitar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (barba, pelo, persona)
a. to shave
2. (bullfighting)
a. to blunt the bull's horns for safety reasons
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (uno mismo)
a. to shave
se afeitó la barbahe shaved his beard off
se afeitó las piernasshe shaved her legs
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afeitar
transitive verb
1 (rasurar) to shave; [+cola, planta] to trim; (Taur) [+cuernos] to blunt; trim; [+toro] to blunt the horns of; trim the horns of
¡que te afeiten! get your head seen to! (familiar)
2 (pasar) to brush; brush past; shave
3 (maquillar) to make up; paint; apply cosmetics to
pronominal verb
afeitarse
1 (rasurarse) to shave; have a shave
2 (maquillarse) to make o.s. up; put one's make-up on
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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