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verbo transitivo

  • nos divirtió con sus chistes
    she amused o entertained us with her jokes
    me divirtió muchísimo su reacción
    I was greatly amused by his reaction
    su compañía lo divierte
    he finds her company entertaining

also: divertirse verbo pronominal

  • ¡que te diviertas!
    have fun!
    enjoy yourself!
    nos divertimos mucho en la fiesta
    we had great fun o a really good time at the party
    we really enjoyed ourselves at the party
    sabe divertirse solo
    he knows how to keep himself amused
    he is good at entertaining o amusing himself
    se divertían haciendo sufrir al pobre animal
    they were amusing o entertaining themselves by tormenting the poor animal
Example sentences
  • Es un humor sombrío que divierte a los niños (y adultos).
  • El fútbol es una pasión que divierte a la gente.
  • En Marineland aprendió trucos con los que más tarde divertiría al público.

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