divertir


divertir
v.
1 to entertain, to amuse.
Su conversación divierte a María His conversation entertains Mary.
2 to have fun, to enjoy to.
Me divierte dispararle a las manzanas I have fun shooting apples.
3 to be entertained by.
Me divierte tu charla I am entertained by your conversation.
4 to be pleased to.
Me divierte bordar I am pleased to embroider.
5 to divert, to deviate.
El gerente divirtió fondos en secreto The manager diverted funds in secret
El accidente divirtió la atención The accident diverted the attention.
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divertir
Conjugation model [HERVIR], like {{link=hervir}}hervir
verbo transitivo
1 to amuse, entertain
verbo pronominal divertirse
1 to enjoy oneself, have a good time
¡diviértete! enjoy yourself!
lo hice por divertirme I did it for fun
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verb
to amuse, entertain
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1. VT
1) (=hacer reír)

sus imitaciones divierten mucho al público — the audience find his impressions very funny o amusing

2) (=entretener) to entertain, amuse

divirtió a los niños con sus juegos de magia — he entertained the children with his magic tricks, he kept the children amused with his magic tricks

3) frm (=distraer) to distract
2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo to amuse

me divirtió muchísimo su reacción — I was greatly amused by his reaction

2.
divertirse v pron (entretenerse) to amuse oneself; (pasarlo bien) to have fun

que te diviertas! — have fun!, enjoy yourself!

nos divertimos mucho en la fiesta — we had a really good time at the party

sabe divertirse solo — he knows how to keep himself amused

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= entertain, give + enjoyment.
Ex. Libraries are changing into activity centres, where one can keep warm, or leave one's child to be entertained, but where the shelves are half-empty.
Ex. Literary novels do not set out simply to entertain and give enjoyment; indeed they can be tremendously depressing.
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* divertirse = have + fun, amuse, derive + enjoyment, disport + Reflexivo.
* divertirse de lo lindo = have + a ball.
* para divertirse = for kicks.
* por divertirse = for kicks.
* sólo por divertirse = (just) for the fun of (doing) it, (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
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1.
verbo transitivo to amuse

me divirtió muchísimo su reacción — I was greatly amused by his reaction

2.
divertirse v pron (entretenerse) to amuse oneself; (pasarlo bien) to have fun

que te diviertas! — have fun!, enjoy yourself!

nos divertimos mucho en la fiesta — we had a really good time at the party

sabe divertirse solo — he knows how to keep himself amused

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= entertain, give + enjoyment.

Ex: Libraries are changing into activity centres, where one can keep warm, or leave one's child to be entertained, but where the shelves are half-empty.

Ex: Literary novels do not set out simply to entertain and give enjoyment; indeed they can be tremendously depressing.
* divertirse = have + fun, amuse, derive + enjoyment, disport + Reflexivo.
* divertirse de lo lindo = have + a ball.
* para divertirse = for kicks.
* por divertirse = for kicks.
* sólo por divertirse = (just) for the fun of (doing) it, (just) for the hell of (doing) it.

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divertir [I11 ]
vt
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
divertirse
v pron
¡que te diviertas! have fun!, have a good time!, 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
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divertir (conjugate divertir) verbo transitivo
to amuse
divertirse verbo pronominal (entretenerse) to amuse oneself;
(pasarlo bien) to have fun, enjoy oneself;
¡que te diviertas! have fun!, enjoy yourself!;

nos divertimos mucho en la fiesta we had a really good time at the party
divertir verbo transitivo to amuse, entertain

'divertir' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
entretener
- divierta
English:
amuse
- divert
- entertain
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divertir
vt
[entretener] to entertain, to amuse;
divertía a sus invitados contando chistes she entertained her guests by telling jokes;
leer es lo único que me divierte reading is my only distraction;
nos divertía bastante su carácter gruñón his grumpiness amused us a lot
See also the pronominal verb divertirse
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divertir
v/t entertain
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divertir {76} vt
entretener: to amuse, to entertain
See also the reflexive verb divertirse
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divertir vb to entertain / to amuse
le divierten las historias de su abuelo his grandfather's stories amuse him

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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