unwind
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unwind(
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waynd
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to unroll)
a. desenrollar
Theo unwound the hose out to the garden to water his plants.Theo desenrolló la manguera para llevarla hasta el jardín y regar sus plantas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to unroll)
a. desenrollarse
If you don't fasten the rope, it will just start to unwind again.Si no atas bien la cuerda, volverá a desenrollarse.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to relax)
a. relajarse
Staying at our friend's vacation house was a great way to unwind for a week.Quedarnos en la casa de veraneo de nuestro amigo fue una forma estupenda de relajarse durante una semana.
b. desconectar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I really needed to unwind after all the stress.Necesitaba desconectar después de tanto estrés.
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unwind
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. desenrollar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (string, wool)
a. desenrollarse
3. (colloquial)
a. relajarse, desconectar (relax)
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unwind [ˈʌnˈwaɪnd] unwound (past)
transitive verb
desenrollar; [+wool, thread] desovillar;
intransitive verb
1 desenrollarse; [+wool, thread] desovillarse
2 (relax) relajarse
It helps them to unwind after a busy day at work
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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