suspirar

suspirar(
soos
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pee
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rahr
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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 exhale)
a. to sigh
Suspiraba cada vez que veía a una madre con su bebé.She sighed every time she saw a mother with her baby.
b. to give a sigh
En el momento en que escuchó su voz suspiró aliviada.She gave a sigh of relief the moment she heard his voice.
2. (to long for)
a. to yearn for
Ahora que ella ya no estaba allí, suspiraba por sus caricias.Now that she was no longer there, he yearned for her caresses.
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suspirar
suspirar
intransitive verb
to sigh
suspirar por (anhelar) to long for
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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