Translation of ensuciar in English:

ensuciar

vt

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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