sobrepuso
Preteriteél/ella/ustedconjugation ofsobreponer.

sobreponer

sobreponer(
soh
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breh
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poh
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nehr
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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 place on top of)
a. to put on top of
Para no tener frío suelo sobreponer dos jerséis encima de esta camiseta.To avoid being cold, I usually put two sweaters on top of this t-shirt.
sobreponerse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (to recuperate from)
a. to overcome
No creo que jamas pueda sobreponerme a la muerte de mi amigo.I do not think I will ever be able to overcome the death of my friend.
b. to recover from
Miguel se sobrepuso a la enfermedad y ahora está muy sano.Miguel recovered from his illness and now he is very healthy.
c. to get over
Tienes que sobreponerte a tu miedo a las agujas para que te pongan la vacuna.You have to get over your fear of needles so you can get the vaccine.
d. to pull oneself together
Sé que es duro que tu novio te deje, pero tienes que sobreponerte.I know it's hard that your boyfriend broke up with you, but you have to pull yourself together.
3. (to win against)
a. to triumph over
El tenista se sobrepuso a su oponente y ganó el partido.The tennis player triumphed over his opponent and won the match.
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sobreponer
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (poner encima)
a. to put on top
2. (anteponer)
a.
sobreponer algo a algoto put something before something
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (general)
a.
sobreponerse a algoto overcome something
sobreponersobrepuesto (participio_de_pasado)
transitive verb
1 (poner encima de) to put on top;en of; superimpose;en on
2 (añadir) to add;en to
3 (anteponer)
sobreponer A a B to give A preference over B
pronominal verb
sobreponerse
1 (recobrar la calma) to control o.s.; pull o.s. together
2 (vencer dificultades) to win through
sobreponerse a una enfermedad to pull through an illness; sobreponerse a un enemigo to overcome an enemy; sobreponerse a un rival to triumph over a rival; sobreponerse a un susto to get over a fright
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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