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Spanish Word of the Day: Detenerse

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Verbos reflexivos IV

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 5/19/2003
Word: Detenerse
(de-te-NER-se), verbo
English: to stop
Etymology: Del latín detinere
Meaning: Pararse, cesar en el movimiento o en la acción.
Topic:Verbos reflexivos IV

“Cada veinticuatro horas, pasan por Holcomb ocho trenes de pasajeros sin detenerse. Dos de ellos recogen y entregan el correo.”

Truman Capote, A sangre fría