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sobresaltar

  
a       vt   to startle, frighten
b    sobresaltarse      vpr   to start, be startled     ( con, de      at)  
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'sobresaltar' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
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"sobresaltar": examples and translations in context
Tuve que sobresaltar a Lloyd lo suficiente para abrirle los ojos. I had to startle Lloyd enough to get him to open his eyes.
Pensé que podría sobresaltar a Colby y que me diera su dirección, pero no se sobresalta fácilmente. I thought I could startle Colby into giving me his address, but he doesn't startle so easily.
Algo para sorprender a los hombres y sobresaltar a las mujeres y viceversa. Something to surprise the men and shock the women, or vice-versa!
Probablemente eso os va a sobresaltar incluso mientras os ilumináis, y por eso debe divulgarse sutilmente y en una atmósfera de educación y empatía. This is likely to startle even as it enlightens you, and so it must be divulged gently and within an atmosphere of nurturing and empathy.
Así, si por ejemplo, oigo un ruido muy fuerte... esto me haría sobresaltar, y podría dejar caer mi taza de café. SO, FOR EXAMPLE, IF I HEAR A LOUD NOISE THEN THAT WILL STARTLE ME, AND I MIGHT DROP MY CUP OF COFFEE.
Sobresaltar o asustar al bebé: Nunca trate de sobresalto o asustar al bebé para hacer que deje de hipo. Startle or scare the baby: Never try to startle or scare the baby to make him stop hiccupping.
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