enjoy
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enjoy(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to like)
a. disfrutar
I really enjoy reading and drinking coffee.Disfruto mucho leyendo y tomando café.
b. disfrutar de
We enjoyed the time we spent in the city.Disfrutamos del tiempo que pasamos en la ciudad.
2. (to benefit from)
a. gozar de
He enjoys the support of his parents.Goza del apoyo de sus padres.
b. disfrutar de
He has always enjoyed good health.Siempre disfrutó de buena salud.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
3. (used to wish someone a good meal)
a. buen provecho
Here is the apple pie you ordered. Enjoy!Aquí está al pay de manzana que pidieron. ¡Buen provecho!
4. (used to wish someone a good time)
a. diviértete
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I'm going to a concert tomorrow. - Great! Enjoy!Mañana voy a un concierto. - ¡Qué chévere! ¡Diviértete!
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enjoy
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (take pleasure from)
a. disfrutar de
did you enjoy your meal?¿les gustó la comida?
he enjoys swimmingle gusta nadar
to enjoy oneselfdivertirse, pasarlo bien
2. (benefit from)
a. gozar de, disfrutar de
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enjoy [ɪnˈdʒɔɪ]
transitive verb
1 (take pleasure in) [+meal, wine, occasion] disfrutar de; disfrutar
to enjoy sth/doing sth: I enjoy reading me gusta leer; did you enjoy the game? ¿te gustó el partido?; I hope you enjoy your holiday que lo pases muy bien en las vacaciones; to enjoy life disfrutar de la vida; enjoy your meal! ¡que aproveche!; to enjoy o.s. pasarlo bien; divertirse; we really enjoyed ourselves lo pasamos en grande; nos divertimos mucho; he enjoyed himself in London/on holiday (se) lo pasó bien en Londres/las vacaciones; enjoy yourself! ¡que lo pases bien!; ¡que te diviertas!
2 (have benefit of) [+good health, income, respect] disfrutar de; gozar de; [+advantage] poseer
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