entice
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entice(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. atraer
The glory and fame of Hollywood enticed the young actress.La gloria y fama de Hollywood atraían a la joven actriz.
b. engatusar
The scammer enticed Rick to give him the password to his bank account.El estafador engatusó a Rick para que le diera la clave de su cuenta bancaria.
c. tentar
The offer of easy money enticed the cop to leak information to the mobsters.La oferta de dinero fácil tentó al policía a darles información a los mafiosos.
d. seducir
There was a certain quality about the handsome stranger that enticed Greta.El guapo extraño tenía un no sé qué que sedujo a Greta.
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entice
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a.
to entice somebody to do somethingincitar a alguien a hacer algo
he was enticed away from herle incitaron a que la abandonara
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entice [ɪnˈtaɪs]
transitive verb
(tempt) atraer; tentar; (seduce) seducir
to entice sb away from sb convencer a algn de que deje a algn; to entice sb into a room engatusar a algn para que entre en una habitación; to entice sb into doing sth or to do sth tentar a algn a hacer algo; to entice sb with food/an offer tentar a algn con comida/una oferta
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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