startle
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. sobresaltar
Something startled the horse and it bolted.Algo sobresaltó al caballo y se desbocó.
b. asustar
You startled me when you barged in like that.Me has asustado entrando así de golpe.
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startle
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. sobresaltar
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startle [ˈstɑːtl]
transitive verb
asustar; sobresaltar
you quite startled me! ¡vaya susto que me has dado!; it startled him out of his serenity le hizo perder su serenidad
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