indulge

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 /ɪnˈdʌldʒ/

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Principal Translations
EnglishSpanish
indulge [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (person: satisfy, humour)consentir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  (coloquial)mimar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 She just wants your attention. Don't indulge her.
indulge [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (desire, appetite: satisfy)satisfacer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 As it was a special occasion, I decided to indulge my desire for a glass of champagne.
indulge yourself vtr + refltransitive verb and reflexive pronoun: Transitive verb with reflexive pronoun--for example, "Enjoy yourself." "They behaved themselves." (enjoy a treat)darse un gusto loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 On a Friday evening I like to indulge myself with a romantic movie and a box of chocolates.
indulge viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (allow yourself a treat) (un deseo)satisfacer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  permitirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 Karen didn't usually buy new things for herself, but since it was her birthday she decided to indulge.
 
Additional Translations
EnglishSpanish
indulge viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (drink alcohol)beber viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa").
  tomar vu
 The doctor had told Harry to stop drinking, but he indulged regularly anyway.
indulge in 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." (gratify)darse un gusto loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
  mimarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
  (figurado)permitirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 Mary indulged in a massage and a fancy dinner before her big presentation.
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Compound Forms:
EnglishSpanish
indulge in [sth] 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] (treat yourself to [sth])darse el gusto loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 I usually indulge in a nice glass of wine with my dinner. Mary indulged in a massage before her big presentation.
 Suelo darme el gusto de tomar una copa de vino con la cena.
indulge in [sth] 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] (allow yourself to do)dejarse enredar loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 If you indulge in illegal activities, you should not be surprised if you end up in trouble with the police.
 Si te dejas enredar en asuntos ilegales que no te sorprenda tener líos con la policía.
indulge yourself vtr + refltransitive verb and reflexive pronoun: Transitive verb with reflexive pronoun--for example, "Enjoy yourself." "They behaved themselves." (have, do [sth] luxurious)mimarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 Mímate en un spa.
  consentirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 Consiéntete en un spa.
  darse un capricho, darse un gusto loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 Date un capricho en un spa.
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