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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to summer)
a. to spend the summer
El año pasado veraneamos en Benidorm en España.Last year we spent the summer in Benidorm, Spain.
Cuando era niño, mi familia y yo veraneábamos en la casa de mis abuelos en Punta del Este.When I was little, my family and I spent the summers at my grandparents' house in Punta del Este.
b. to spend one's summer vacation
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Después de veranear diez años seguidos en Ibiza, me apetece conocer otros lugares.After spending my summer vacation in Ibiza ten years in a row, I'm itching to get to know new places.
c. to spend the summer holidays (United Kingdom)
Me encantaría veranear en un sitio muy frío.I would love to spend my summer holidays in a very cold place.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
veranear ento spend one's summer holidays, vacation in
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intransitive verb
to spend the summer (holiday); spend the summer vacation; (EEUU) holiday
veranean en Jaca they go to Jaca for the summer; es un buen sitio para veranear it's a nice place for a summer holiday
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