dwell

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdwɛl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dwɛl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dwel)


Inflections of 'dwell' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
The past form "dwelt" is mainly used in UK English. It is correct in US English, but rare. Both "dwelled" and "dwelt" are correct in UK English.
dwells
v 3rd person singular
dwelling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
dwelled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US & UK)
dwelt
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Mainly UK)
dwelled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US & UK)
dwelt
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Mainly UK)
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dwell viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." formal, literary (live)residir viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa").
  vivir viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa").
  (formal)morar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa").
 George has dwelled here all his life.
 George ha residido aquí toda su vida.
dwell viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (think too much about [sth])obcecarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
  obsesionarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 I know what's happened is sad, but try not to dwell.
 Sé que lo que ha pasado es triste, pero trata de no obcecarte.
dwell on [sth/sb],
dwell upon
vi + prep
(be preoccupied with)preocuparse por v prnl + prep
 Try not to dwell on your failures.
 Trata de no preocuparte por tus fracasos.
  mortificarse por v prnl + prep
 Trata de no mortificarte por tus fracasos.
  afligirse por v prnl + prep
 Trata de no afligirte por tus fracasos.
dwell on [sth],
dwell upon
vi + prep
(speak extensively about)extenderse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
  dilatar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 In her lecture, the professor dwelt a great deal on the similar themes in the two texts.
 En su lección, la profesora se extendió bastante sobre las similitudes entre los dos textos.
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'dwell' aparece también en las siguientes entradas:
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Collocations: there's no use dwelling on [it, the past, what might have been, these things], don't dwell on [it], had no time to dwell on [it], more...

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