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Inflexiones de 'comer' (n): mpl: comeres

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Principal Translations
comer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (ingerir, tragar)eat vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Hay que comer verduras.
 You need to eat vegetables.
comer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (almorzar al mediodía)have lunch v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Hoy comemos en casa.
 We're having lunch at home today.
comer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (juegos: quitar una pieza)  (chess)take, capture vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
Note: ajedrez, damas chinas, etc.
  Le comí el alfil.
 I took his bishop.
comerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). familiar (gastar)  (figurative: money, etc.)use up, eat 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."
   (informal)blow vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  go through, blow through vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
 Juan se ha comido los ahorros en un mes.
 John's used up all his savings in a month.
comerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (corroer)corrode, consume vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  eat away vtr phrasal sep
 El ácido se come el metal.
 Acid corrodes (or: consumes) metal.
comerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (omitir letras, palabras)swallow vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Habla tan rápido que se come las palabras.
 She talks so fast she swallows words.
comerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (chocar, atropellar)hit vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (formal)collide with. crash into vi + prep
 Casi nos comemos la verja con la bici.
  She lost control of her car and hit the wall.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
 
Additional Translations
comerse a alguien loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (enfado contra alguien)blow up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
  go ballistic vi + adj
   (colloquial)freak out vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
 ¡Si Juan me dice algo me lo como!
 If Juan says anything to me, I'm going to blow up at him!
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Compound Forms:
comer a besos cover with kisses, I could eat you up
comer a gusto loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (comer con ganas)enjoy a meal vtr + n
dar de comer feed
invitar a comer invite out to eat
  invite to lunch/dinner
  buy lunch/dinner
llamar a comer call somebody to the table, call to eat
   (formal)summon to eat
ni comer ni deja comer be a dog in the manger v
   (approx)try to be the centre of attention v
   (approx)drag everyone else down v
no comer uno aire not live on fresh air phr
  not eat fresh air phr
no dar ni para comer not be enough to feed someone phr
preparar algo para comer make something to eat
quedar para comer meet for lunch
  meet for dinner
ser de buen comer be a good eater
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