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engordar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa"). (ganar peso)gain weight v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  put on weight v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (excess of weight)get fat, become overweight v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (UK)get stout v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Tengo que dejar de comer tanto, si sigo así voy a engordar mucho.
 I have to stop eating so much. If I keep eating like this I am going to gain weight.
engordar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa"). coloquial (hacer ganar peso)make [sb] fat v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 La comida rápida engorda mucho.
 Fast food makes people fat.
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Additional Translations
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engordar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). (cebar animales) (animal)fatten 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."
  fatten vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Para engordar a los cerdos les da de comer piensos naturales.
 We give the pigs natural feed to fatten them up.
engordar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). figurado, coloquial (exagerar) (figurative)inflate, pad vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  exaggerate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  swell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Nos intentó engañar al engordar las cifras de ventas.
 He tried to deceive us by inflating the sales figures.
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