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Principal Translations
SpanishEnglish
ensombrecer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (oscurecer, dar sombra)shade vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Los toldos ensombrecen el patio.
 The awnings shade the patio.
ensombrecer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (causar pena o tristeza) (figurative)cast a shadow over v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (figurative)throw cold water on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El accidente aéreo ensombreció la celebración del Año Nuevo.
 The plane crash cast a shadow over the New Year celebration.
 
Additional Translations
SpanishEnglish
ensombrecerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (oscurecerse)become cloudy v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  become dark v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  cast a shadow v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El día se ensombreció; el cielo se llenó de nubes negras.
ensombrecerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (afligirse)become sad, become afflicted v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  fill with tears v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Añoraba su patria lejana y sus ojos se ensombrecían.
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