Translation of divertir in English:

divertir

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • nos divirtió con sus chistes she amused o/or entertained us with her jokes me divirtió muchísimo su reacción I was greatly amused by his reaction su compañía lo divierte he finds her company entertaining

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (divertirse)

  • ¡que te diviertas! have fun!, have a good time!, enjoy yourself! nos divertimos mucho en la fiesta we had great fun o/or a really good time at the party, we really enjoyed ourselves at the party sabe divertirse solo he knows how to keep himself amused, he is good at entertaining o/or amusing himself se divertían haciendo sufrir al pobre animal they were amusing o/or entertaining themselves by tormenting the poor animal

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