corrode

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corrode(
kuh
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rod
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to eat away)
a. corroer
The acid has corroded the aluminum.El ácido ha corroído el aluminio.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to eat away)
a. corroer
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Lies will corrode a marriage.Las mentiras corroen los matrimonios.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to deteriorate)
a. corroerse
The statue doesn't look very good. The metal has corroded.La estatua no se ve muy bien; el metal se ha corroído.
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corrode
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (also fig)
a. corroer
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (metal)
a. corroerse
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corrode [kəˈrəʊd]
transitive verb
corroer
Suffering was easier to bear than the bitterness he felt corroding his spirit He warns that corruption is corroding Russia
intransitive verb
corroerse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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