entusiasmar


entusiasmar
v.
1 to fill with enthusiasm.
2 to be excited to.
Nos entusiasma bailar We are excited to dance.
Me entusiasmé I was excited.
3 to enthuse, to interest, to excite, to carry away.
El regalo entusiasmó a María The gift enthused Mary.
4 to be excited about.
Me entusiasma el paseo a la playa I am excited about the trip to the beach
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entusiasmar
verbo transitivo
1 (causar entusiasmo) to fill with enthusiasm, excite
2 (gustar) to like, love
me entusiasma la ópera I love opera
verbo pronominal entusiasmarse
1 to get enthusiastic (con, about), get excited (con, about)
2 (gustar) to love (con, -), like (con, -)
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verb
to excite
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1.
VT (=apasionar) to fire with enthusiasm, excite; (=encantar) to delight

me entusiasma el trabajo — I love my work

no le entusiasma mucho la idea — he's not very keen on the idea

2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) (apasionar)

me entusiasma el proyecto — I'm really excited about the project

lo entusiasma el fútbol — he's crazy about football

no me entusiasma mucho la idea — I'm not very enthusiastic about the idea

b) (infundir entusiasmo) to make ... enthusiastic, get ... excited
2.
entusiasmarse v pron

entusiasmarse con algo — to get excited o enthusiastic about something

no te entusiasmes demasiado — don't get too excited o carried away

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= turn on, enthuse, thrill, get off on, capture + the imagination, electrify.
Ex. When a child is turned on to books and reading, a lifelong 'friend' of the library has been made.
Ex. Teachers must enthuse students to library work and its value.
Ex. The abundance of information on the World Wide Web has thrilled some, but frightened others.
Ex. She sounds like she enjoys having people under her thumb and gets off on the whole control thing.
Ex. This paper describes how a middle grade school teacher uses a core list of books to capture the imagination of his students and to encourage them to write honestly about their lives.
Ex. He then produced a sound like the deep wail of a bereaved mother which electrified the audience.
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* entusiasmarse = excite, work up + an enthusiasm, fire up, go into + raptures.
* entusiasmarse con = go + gaga (over).
* entusiasmarse con la idea = warm up to + the idea.
* entusiasmarse por = be enthusiastic about, become + enamoured of, get + hooked on, be hooked by, be enamoured of/with.
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) (apasionar)

me entusiasma el proyecto — I'm really excited about the project

lo entusiasma el fútbol — he's crazy about football

no me entusiasma mucho la idea — I'm not very enthusiastic about the idea

b) (infundir entusiasmo) to make ... enthusiastic, get ... excited
2.
entusiasmarse v pron

entusiasmarse con algo — to get excited o enthusiastic about something

no te entusiasmes demasiado — don't get too excited o carried away

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= turn on, enthuse, thrill, get off on, capture + the imagination, electrify.

Ex: When a child is turned on to books and reading, a lifelong 'friend' of the library has been made.

Ex: Teachers must enthuse students to library work and its value.
Ex: The abundance of information on the World Wide Web has thrilled some, but frightened others.
Ex: She sounds like she enjoys having people under her thumb and gets off on the whole control thing.
Ex: This paper describes how a middle grade school teacher uses a core list of books to capture the imagination of his students and to encourage them to write honestly about their lives.
Ex: He then produced a sound like the deep wail of a bereaved mother which electrified the audience.
* entusiasmarse = excite, work up + an enthusiasm, fire up, go into + raptures.
* entusiasmarse con = go + gaga (over).
* entusiasmarse con la idea = warm up to + the idea.
* entusiasmarse por = be enthusiastic about, become + enamoured of, get + hooked on, be hooked by, be enamoured of/with.

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entusiasmar [A1 ]
vt
1
(apasionar): nada lo entusiasma he never gets enthusiastic o excited about anything
no me entusiasma mucho la idea I'm not very enthusiastic about o (BrE) keen on the idea
2 ‹persona› to make … enthusiastic, get … excited
no logré entusiasmarlo con la idea I didn't manage to make him very enthusiastic o get him very excited about the idea
me entusiasmó para que aceptara he encouraged me to accept it
entusiasmarse
v pron
entusiasmarse CON algo to get excited o enthusiastic ABOUT sth
se entusiasmó con la idea he got excited o enthusiastic about the idea
no te entusiasmes, que no sé si nos llega el dinero don't get excited o carried away, I don't know if we've got enough money
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entusiasmar (conjugate entusiasmar) verbo transitivo (apasionar):
lo entusiasma el fútbol he's crazy about football;

no me entusiasma mucho la idea I'm not very enthusiastic about the idea
entusiasmarse verbo pronominal entusiasmarse con algo to get excited o enthusiastic about sth
entusiasmar verbo transitivo
1 (animar) to fill with enthusiasm
2 (gustar mucho) to delight: le entusiasman las películas del oeste, she loves westerns

'entusiasmar' also found in these entries:
English:
excite
- thrill
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entusiasmar
vt
1. [animar] to fill with enthusiasm;
entusiasmaron al público con su actuación their performance fired the public with enthusiasm
2. [gustar]
le entusiasma la música he loves music;
la idea no le entusiasmó demasiado he wasn't overly enthusiastic about the idea
See also the pronominal verb entusiasmarse
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entusiasmar
v/t excite, make enthusiastic
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entusiasmar vt
: to excite, to fill with enthusiasm
See also the reflexive verb entusiasmarse
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entusiasmar vb
1. (gustar mucho) to love
los helados entusiasman a los niños children love ice creams
2. (emocionar) to excite / to thrill

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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