- 1.1 [ropa/mantel] to get … dirty, dirty, soil [formal] tenía las manos llenas de chocolate y me ensució la camisa her hands were covered in chocolate and she got it on my shirt o made a mess of my shirt lo vas a ensuciar todo de barro you'll get mud everywhere, you'll get everything muddy 1.2 [literary/literario] [honor/nombre] to sully, tarnish
ensuciarse v pron
- 1 1.1 [falda/suelo] to get dirty la fachada se ensucia mucho con el tráfico the front of the building gets very dirty o gets covered with dirt o 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 mano1 1.2 (refl) [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 (refl) [eufemismo/euphemism] (hacerse caca) to soil oneself [formal] el bebé se había ensuciado the baby had a dirty diaper (AmE) o (BrE) nappy
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