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Translation of animar in English:

transitive verb

also: animarse pronominal verb

  • 3 (atreverse)animarse a + infinitivo¿quién se anima a planteárselo al jefe?
    who's going to be brave enough or who's going to be the one to tackle the boss about it? [colloquial]
    yo no me animo a tirarme del trampolín
    I can't bring myself to or I don't dare dive off the springboard
    a ver si te animas a hacerlo
    why don't you have a go?
    al final me animé a confesárselo
    I finally plucked up the courage to tell her
Example sentences
  • A esa ciudad llegarán para animar al público local, a propósito de las fiestas julianas.
  • Por ello me animé a escribir este pequeño artículo.
  • También se presentaron cantantes y agrupaciones de música moderna para animar al público juvenil.
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