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Principal Translations
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hundir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (sumergir, sumir, meter)sink
  (formal)submerge vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (earth)bury vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (hand, foot)dip vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 No se sabe con exactitud quién hundió al Bismarck.
 It is not known for sure who sank the Bismarck.
hundir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (abollar, deformar)cave in 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."
  cause to sink down v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El peso del camión está hundiendo un tramo de la carretera.
 The weight of the truck is caving in a stretch of the highway.
hundir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (deprimir, entristecer) (figurative)sink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (emphatic)plunge vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 La muerte de su hijo ha hundido a los padres en la desolación.
 Their son's death has sunk the parents into despair.
hundir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (derrotar, abatir)beat, defeat vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (figurative)sink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Hundieron a su rival con la nueva estrategia de juego.
 They beat (or: defeated) their opponent with the new game strategy.
hundir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (llevar a la quiebra) (a business)destroy, ruin vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (figurative)sink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Su mala cabeza para los negocios hundirá a la empresa.
 His lack of business sense will destroy (or: ruin) the firm.
 
Additional Translations
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hundirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (sumergirse, sumirse)sink viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  (temporary, formal)submerge viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  (temporary, informal)go underwater vi + adv
 El Titanic se hundió en su primera travesía.
 The Titanic sank on its maiden voyage.
hundirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (abollarse, deformarse) (metal)dent, crush viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  get dented, get crushed v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 La carrocería del coche se hundió por el impacto contra el muro.
 The car's bodywork was dented (or: crushed) by the impact against the wall.
hundirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (abatirse, deprimirse)get down in the dumps v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be down, be down in the dumps v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  lose heart v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  get depressed vi + adj
 Se hundió cuando sus sueños se frustraron.
 She got down in the dumps when her dreams were thwarted.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms:
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hundirse en la miseria exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (deprimirse)wallow in misery exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  be in depths of despair exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
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