inhale
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inhale(
ihn
-
heyl
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to pull into the lungs)
a. inhalar
They wore gas masks so that they wouldn't inhale the fumes.Llevaban máscaras antigás para no inhalar los humos.
b. aspirar
If you inhale the steam, the congestion in your chest will loosen up.Si aspiras vapor, la congestión en tu pecho se aliviará.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to pull into the lungs)
a. aspirar
Inhale through the nose and exhale through the mouth.Aspira por la nariz y espira por la boca.
b. inspirar
If you are having an asthma attack, it is important to inhale slowly.Si tienes un ataque de asma, es importante inspirar despacio.
c. tragarse el humo (from cigarettes)
She felt more and more relaxed each time she inhaled.Se sintió cada vez más relajada a medida que se tragaba el humo.
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inhale
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (gas, fumes)
a. inhalar
2. (cigarette smoke)
a. aspirar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. inspirar
4. (when smoking)
a. tragarse el humo
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inhale [ɪnˈheɪl]
transitive verb
(Med) [+gas] inhalar; aspirar; [+smoke, vomit] tragar;
intransitive verb
[+smoker] tragar el humo; (Med) aspirar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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