captivate

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captivate(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. cautivar
The dancers captivated the audience with their performance of the tango.Los bailarines cautivaron al público con su interpretación del tango.
The man's gaze captivated her like nothing before.La mirada del hombre la cautivaba como nada antes lo había hecho.
b. tener cautivado
When we were little, Grampa used to captivate us for hours with his stories.De niños, el abuelo nos tenía cautivados durante horas con sus historias.
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captivate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. cautivar, embelesar
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captivate [ˈkæptɪveɪt]
transitive verb
encantar; cautivar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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