unfurl

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unfurl(
uhn
-
fuhrl
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to unroll)
a. desplegar
The revolutionaries unfurled the flag and raised it to the top of the capitol building.Los revolucionarios desplegaron la bandera y la izaron hasta lo alto del capitolio.
Unfurl the sails, and let the wind take us where it will! - Aye, captain!¡Desplieguen las velas, y que el viento nos lleve adonde nos tenga que llevar! - ¡Sí, capitán!
b. abrir (umbrella)
Veronica unfurled her umbrella and stepped out into the rain.Verónica abrió el paraguas y salió a la lluvia.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to be unrolled)
a. desplegarse
The sails unfurled, and the ship slithered forward.Se desplegaron las velas, y el navío se deslizó hacia adelante.
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unfurl
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (flag, sails)
a. desplegar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. desplegarse
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unfurl [ʌnˈfɜːl]
transitive verb
desplegar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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