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cansar

Translation of cansar in English:

verbo transitivo

verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (fatigar)
    to be tiring
    un trabajo que cansa mentalmente
    a job which is mentally tiring
    1.2 (aburrir, hartar)
    to get tiresome

also: cansarse verbo pronominal

  • 1.1 (fatigarse)
    to tire oneself out
    se le cansa la vista
    her eyes get tired
    1.2 (aburrirse, hartarse)
    to get bored
    se cansó y dejó de asistir a las clases
    she got bored and stopped going to the classes o she got tired of the classes and stopped going
    cansarse de algo/alguien
    to get tired of something/somebody
    get bored with something/somebody
    tire of something/somebody
    cansarse de + infinitivo
    to get tired of-ing
    tire of-ing
Example sentences
  • Un plato que se huele y se respira, aunque no llega a cansar.
  • Y el único que no me canso de repetir y repetir.
  • Ya me cansé de leer estupideces contra esta pastilla.

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