Translation of descomponer in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 3 (especialmente América Latina/especially Latin America) 3.1 [máquina/aparato] to break 3.2 [peinado/juego] to mess up
- 4 [persona] 4.1 (producir malestar) ese olor penetrante me descompone that strong smell makes me feel queasy o/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 (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) diarrhoea
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (descomponerse)
- 3 [cara] (+ me/te/le etc) se le descompuso la cara cuando se lo dije he looked really upset o/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 o/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 (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) diarrhoea
- 6 (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) [tiempo] to become unsettled, change for the worse; [día] to cloud over amaneció un día precioso, pero más tarde se descompuso it started out as a lovely day, but it clouded over later
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