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quebrantar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (traspasar: regla, ley) (law)break vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (formal)infringe, violate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Quebrantaron las normas de circulación al ir a 150 km/h por la autopista.
 They broke traffic regulations when they drove at 150 km/h on the motorway.
quebrantar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (romper con violencia)smash 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."
  smash vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  shatter vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Quebrantó la puerta de una patada.
 He smashed the door with a kick.
quebrantar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (debilitar: ánimo, voluntad)break, shatter, destroy vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 La pérdida de su hija lo quebrantó y acabó sufriendo una depresión.
 
Additional Translations
quebrantar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (profanar algún lugar)break into 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]
  (formal: sacred place)violate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Quebrantaron todas las iglesias de la comarca buscando oro.
 They broke into all the churches in the region looking for gold.
quebrantarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (debilitarse fortaleza)break down 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."
 Se quebrantó por la angustia al quedarse sin trabajo.
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