subyugar

subyugar(
soob
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yoo
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gahr
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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 subdue)
a. to subjugate
Los invasores subyugaron a los habitantes del sur.The invaders subjugated the people from the south.
2. (to enchant)
a. to captivate
El bebé ha subyugado a sus padres desde que nació.The baby has captivated his parents ever since he was born.
b. to charm
La pianista empezó a tocar y pronto subyugó al público.The pianist started playing and she soon charmed the audience.
subyugarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (to subject oneself)
a. to submit oneself
La nación no está dispuesta a subyugarse ante las amenazas extranjeras.The nation is not willing to submit itself to foreign threats.
b. to subjugate
Los pueblos indígenas no tuvieron más remedio que subyugarse a la nueva cultura.The indigenous peoples had no choice but to subjugate to the new culture.
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subyugar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (someter)
a. to subjugate
2. (atraer)
a. to captivate
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
subyugar
transitive verb
1 (dominar) [+país] to subjugate; subdue; [+enemigo] to overpower; [+voluntad] to dominate; gain control over
2 (hechizar) to captivate; charm
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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