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estrujar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (apretar para extraer) (to remove moisture)wring out 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."
 Estrujé las sábanas para eliminar el exceso de agua.
 I wrung out the sheets to get rid of the excess water.
estrujar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (abrazar con cariño)squeeze, hug vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  hold [sb] tightly v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Estrujó a su nieto cuando lo vio.
 He squeezed (or; hugged) his grandson when he saw him.
estrujar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (apretar con violencia) (tighten grip on)squeeze vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Estrujaba su brazo hasta hacerle daño.
 He was squeezing her arm hard enough to injure it.
estrujar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (apretar, arrugar, deformar) (paper)crumple up, scrunch 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."
  (compress)squeeze vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Cuando acabó de leer la carta la estrujó y la quemó.
 When he finished reading the letter, he crumpled (or: scrunched) it up and burned it.
estrujar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (sacar algo de alguien) ([sb] for [sth])squeeze vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  wring [sth] out of [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (slang: get money from [sb])put the squeeze on [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El gobierno lleva años estrujándonos con los impuestos.
 The government has been squeezing us for years with its taxes.
 The government has been wringing taxes out of us for years.
estrujarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). coloquial (exprimir, explotar) (informal)rack vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Se estrujó la cabeza y encontró la solución.
 He racked his brain and finally found the solution.
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