Translation of enfermar in English:

enfermar

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • to fall ill, get ill, get sick (inglés norteamericano/American English) enfermó a los pocos meses de casarse a few months after his wedding he fell ill si sigue comiendo así va a enfermar if he carries on eating like that he's going to make himself ill o/or to get ill

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • [familiar/colloquial] to drive … mad [familiar/colloquial] la burocracia de este país me enferma the bureaucracy in this country really gets me o bugs me o drives me mad

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (enfermarse)

  • 1.1 (América Latina/Latin America) (caer enfermo) to fall ill, get ill, get sick (inglés norteamericano/American English) se enfermó del estómago she developed stomach trouble 1.2 (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) [eufemístico/euphemistic], (menstruar) to get one's period

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