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ensuciar

Translation of ensuciar in English:

transitive verb

also: ensuciarse pronominal verb

  • 1 1.1
    (falda/suelo)
    to get dirty
    la fachada se ensucia mucho con el tráfico
    the front of the building gets very dirty or gets covered with dirt or grime from the traffic
    (+ me/te/le etc) que no se te ensucie la camisa
    don't get your shirt dirty
    se me ensució el vestido de grasa
    I got grease on my dress
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    1.2 (reflexivo)
    (persona)
    to get dirty
    no te ensucies
    don't get dirty
    no te ensucies los dedos
    don't get your fingers dirty
    me ensucié todo el vestido de comida
    I got food all over my dress
    no te vayas a ensuciar el traje nuevo
    don't get your new suit dirty
  • 2 (reflexivo) [euphemistic] (hacerse caca)
    to soil oneself [formal]
    el bebé se había ensuciado
    the baby had a dirty diaper (US)
    the baby had a dirty nappy (British)
Example sentences
  • Pinta más rápido y ensucia menos lo que está alrededor.
  • Hay estimados que demuestran que quien más ensucia menos gana.
  • Que sigan orinando, ensuciando y contaminando nuestro Distrito.
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