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Translation of descomponer in English:

transitive verb

  • 4 (persona) 4.1 (producir malestar)ese olor penetrante me descompone
    that strong smell makes me feel queasy or nauseous
    la noticia del accidente la descompuso
    she felt quite ill when she heard about the accident
    4.2 (producir diarrea)
    to give … diarrhea (US)
    to give … diarrhoea (British)

also: descomponerse pronominal verb

  • 3 (cara) (+ me/te/le etc) se le descompuso la cara cuando se lo dije
    he looked really upset or his face dropped a mile when I told him
  • 5 (persona) 5.1 (sentir malestar)hacía tanto calor que se descompuso
    it was so hot that he started feeling sick or queasy
    se descompuso cuando supo la noticia
    he felt quite ill when he heard the news
    5.2 (del estómago)
    to have an attack of diarrhea (US)
    to have an attack of diarrhoea (British)
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