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enfrentar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). (personas, situaciones)confront, face vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (figurative)tackle vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  deal with vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
 Siempre enfrentó los problemas con buen ánimo.
 She always faced problems with a positive spin.
enfrentar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). (poner al frente) (location)put face to face, place face to face v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  place facing each other, place opposite one another v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Vamos a poner los armarios enfrentados.
 Let's place the closets face to face.
enfrentar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). (oponer, encarar)put together. bring face to face v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  match up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
 El último partido enfrentará a los dos campeones regionales.
 The last game brings the two regional champions together.
enfrentar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa"). (estar al frente)front, face vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (able to view)overlook vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El edificio enfrenta a la plaza Mayor.
 The building faces the main plaza.
enfrentarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (pelearse)quarrel, fight viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Los dos hombres se enfrentaron por el amor de aquella mujer.
 The two men fought over the love of the same woman.
enfrentarse a v prnl + prep (encarar)face, confront vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  face up to vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  accept vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Enfréntate a tu destino y entra en el despacho del jefe.
 Face your destiny and step into the boss' office.
  Is something important missing? Report an error or suggest an improvement.

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