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engañar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (hacer creer lo falso)trick, fool, deceive, mislead vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (involving harm)cheat vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (slang)con vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 ¡Mentiroso! ¡Me has engañado!
 Liar! You tricked me!
engañar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (ser infiel) (informal)cheat on vtr + prep
  be unfaithful to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  deceive vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Juan engaña a su novia.
 Juan is cheating on his girlfriend.
engañar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (calmar) (informal)curb vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  satisfy vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (formal)assuage vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  take the edge off [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Engañaron el hambre con unas manzanas.
 They curbed their hunger with some apples.
engañar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (dar impresión falsa)deceive viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  be deceiving, be deceptive vi + adj
 Las apariencias pueden engañar.
 Appearances can deceive.
engañarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (creer algo erróneo)fool yourself, deceive yourself vtr + refltransitive verb and reflexive pronoun: Transitive verb with reflexive pronoun--for example, "Enjoy yourself." "They behaved themselves."
 Quien piense que el fin justifica los medios se engaña a sí mismo.
 Whoever thinks that the end justifies the means is fooling himself (deceiving himself).
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Compound Forms:
dejarse engañar por algo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (fiarse, creer)let yourself be fooled by [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (colloquial)let yourself be taken in by [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 No te dejes encañar por las apariencias; ese hombre no es de fiar.
 Don't let yourself be fooled by appearances; that man can't be trusted.
dejarse engañar por alguien loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (dejarse embarullar)let yourself be fooled by [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (colloquial)let yourself be taken in by [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
engañar la tripa loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). CR, CL, coloq (comerse un refrigerio) (literal)trick the gut, trick the belly v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Tengo hambre, voy a engañar la tripa con una manzana.
inocente paloma que te dejaste engañar exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). MX (día de Inocentes)finders keepers losers weepers exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  finders keepers exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Pobre de ti, inocente paloma que te dejaste engañar.
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