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Translation of dormir in English:

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 2 (pasar la noche) to stay o/or spend the night dormimos en un hotel we stayed o/or spent the night in a hotel durmieron en París they overnighted in Paris

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 1.1 (hacer dormir) [niño/bebé] to get … off to sleep lo durmió cantándole una nana she got him off to sleep by singing him a lullaby sus clases me duermen his classes send o/or put me to sleep dormir la mona ordormirla [familiar/colloquial] to sleep it off [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (anestesiar) [persona] to give … a general anesthetic tuvieron que dormirlo para sacarle las muelas he had to have a general anesthetic to have his teeth out todavía tengo este lado dormido de la anestesia this side is still numb from the anesthetic 1.3dormir la siesta to have a siesta o/or nap

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (dormirse)

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