tostar al sol

tostar al sol
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to suntan)
a. to tan
A menudo bajábamos a la playa a tostar nuestros cuerpos al sol y darnos un chapuzón en el mar.We'd often go down to the beach to tan our bodies and take a dip in the ocean.
2. (to burn in the sun)
a. to sunburn
Tostaste tu piel al sol, por eso ahora la tienes ardiendo.Your skin sunburned, that's why it's so hot now.
tostarse al sol
A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
3. (to get brown in the sun)
a. to get a suntan
Los turistas bajan todos los días a la playa a tostarse al sol.Tourists go down to the beach every day to get a suntan.
b. to sunbathe
No sé cómo algunos turistas pueden pasar todo el día tostándose al sol.I don't know how some tourists can spend the whole day sunbathing.
4. (to sunburn)
a. to get a sunburn
Los hombros se te tostaron al sol y ahora se te están pelando.Your shoulders got a sunburn and now they're peeling
b. to get sunburned
Me quedé dormida en la playa y me tosté al sol.I fell asleep on the beach and I got sunburned.
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