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Affirmative imperativeconjugation oftemperar.
Affirmative imperativevosconjugation oftemperar.


A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to calm)
a. to temper
Los ánimos estaban muy exaltados y, en su discurso, el líder del partido trató de temperarlos.Feelings were running high, and the party leader tried to temper them in his speech.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to go temporarily to a place with a different climate) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
a. to have a change of air
Necesito temperar, así que me voy un mes a un balneario en las montañas.I need to have a change of air, so I'm going to a spa in the mountains for a month.
b. to have a change of climate
La bronquitis de mi padre había empeorado, y el médico le aconsejó temperar, irse unos meses a un lugar más seco que este.My father's bronchitis had worsened, and the doctor advised him to have a change of climate, to go for a few months to a drier place than this.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (moderar)
a. to temper
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transitive verb
(moderar) to temper; (calmar) to calm; (aliviar) to relieve;
intransitive verb
(Latinoamérica) (veranear) to spend the summer; summer; (cambiar de aires) to have a change of air; have a change of climate;
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