dislocate
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dislocate(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to displace joint)
a. dislocarse
I couldn't move my arm because I dislocated my shoulder.No podía mover el brazo porque me disloqué el hombro.
b. dislocar
The fall he suffered in the football field dislocated his hip.La caída que sufrió en el campo de fútbol le dislocó la cadera.
2. (to disrupt)
a. trastornar
Useless stocks and bonds ended up dislocating the stock market.Las acciones y los bonos inútiles terminaron trastornando el mercado bursátil.
b. trastocar
This flight delay has seriously dislocated our plans for the evening.El retraso en el vuelo ha trastocado gravemente nuestros planes para esta noche.
3. (to displace)
a. desplazar
A number of natural disasters dislocated the original residents of this area.Varios desastres naturales desplazaron a los primeros residentes de este área.
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dislocate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (shoulder, hip)
a. dislocar
to dislocate one's shoulderdislocarse el hombro
2. (plan, timetable)
a. trastocar
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dislocate [ˈdɪsləʊkeɪt]
transitive verb
1 (put out of joint) [+bone] dislocarse
he dislocated his shoulder se dislocó el hombro
2 (disrupt) [+traffic] trastornar; [+plans] trastocar
3 (displace) [+person] desplazar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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