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Principal Translations
SpanishEnglish
reír viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (celebrar con risa)laugh viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Los niños ríen cuando ven a los payasos.
 Children laugh when they see clowns.
 
Additional Translations
SpanishEnglish
reír viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (mostrar alegría)laugh viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  (person: amuse others)be fun v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Sara reía y su buen humor era contagioso.
 Sara laughed, and her good mood was contagious.
reír vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). ES, figurado (celebrar, festejar) (satisfy every whim)indulge, gratify vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (US)humor vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (UK)humour vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Los padres le ríen todas las gracias a su bebé.
 The parents always indulge their baby.
reírse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (burlarse de alguien)laugh at, make fun of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  ridicule vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Me enfurecí cuando se rieron de mí.
 I was livid when they laughed at (or: made fun of) me.
reírse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (mostrarse alegre)laugh viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Ayer jugamos con nuestros hijos y nos reímos sin parar.
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Compound Forms:
SpanishEnglish
reír a mandíbula batiente loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (reír a carcajadas) (colloquial)laugh until you cry, laugh until your side aches v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  laugh your head off v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  roar with laughter v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El chiste me hizo reír a mandíbula batiente.
reír hasta el llanto loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (partirse de risa)laugh until one cries v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
reír por no llorar exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (ser positivo)laugh so as not to cry v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  laugh to keep from crying v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Las declaraciones del político son de reír por no llorar.
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