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Principal Translations
aguzar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (forzar un sentido) (ears)prick up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
  (senses)sharpen vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Agucé el oído por si venía alguien y nos descubría espiando.
 I pricked up my ears in case someone was coming and they would catch us peeking.
 
Additional Translations
aguzar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (sacar punta, afilar) (bring to a point)sharpen vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Aguzaron el palo para usarlo como lanza.
 They sharpened the stick so they could use it as a spear.
aguzarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (afinarse, avivarse)sharpened, enhanced v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
 Cuando perdió la vista sus otros sentidos se aguzaron.
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