socavar

socavar(
soh
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kah
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bahr
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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 excavate or erode)
a. to dig under
Los zapadores socavaron la muralla para que se derrumbara.The sappers dug under the wall to make it collapse.
b. to undermine
Las mareas han socavado los acantilados, formando unos peñascos impresionantes.The tides have undermined the cliffs, forming some impressive crags.
2. (to weaken)
a. to undermine
No dejes que esas mentiras socaven tu autoestima.Don't let those lies undermine your self-confidence.
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socavar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (excavar por debajo)
a. to dig under
2. (fig)
a. to undermine
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socavar
transitive verb
1 (minar) to undermine
2 (excavar) [+persona] to dig under; [+agua] to hollow out
3 (debilitar) to sap; undermine
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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