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verbo intransitivo

  • 1
    to be relaxing
  • 2 (Cono Sur) [familiar] (dulce/postre) es tan dulce que relaja
    it's sickly sweet

also: relajarse verbo pronominal

  • 3 (Río de la Plata) [familiar] (descontrolarse) See examples: se relajó y se puso a contar chistes verdes
    he got out of hand o he let himself go and started telling dirty jokes
    los chiquilines se relajaron
    the children started clowning around
Example sentences
  • Es una vieja técnica que relaja la mente en tensión.
  • Sus huéspedes se pueden relajar en cualquier parte porque nunca pierden contacto.
  • Combina tonos confortables que sirvan para relajar el ambiente.

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