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acostumbrar

Translation of acostumbrar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • acostumbrar a algn a algo to get sb used to sth para acostumbrarlo al ruido de los motores to get him used to o/or accustomed to the noise of the engines lo acostumbraron a tomarlo or a que lo tomara desde pequeño they got him used to taking it o/or into the habit of taking it from when he was small

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • acostumbrar (a) + infinitivo/infinitive to be accustomed to -ing, be in the habit of -ing acostumbraba (a) dar un paseo después de comer I usually went for o/or I used to go for a walk after lunch, I was in the habit of o/or I was accustomed to going for a walk after lunch

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (acostumbrarse)

  • acostumbrarse a algo/algn to get used to sth/sb se acostumbró muy pronto al nuevo horario she very quickly got used to the new schedule acostumbrarse a + infinitivo/infinitive to get used to -ing no me puedo acostumbrar a comer sin sal I can't get used to eating food without salt

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