SPANISH VERBS ADVANCED

Learning advanced Spanish verbs can be a daunting task, but with the right approach and practice, it can be an exciting and rewarding journey. In this blog post, we will provide you with 25 advanced verbs in Spanish for daily use. You will also find some tips on how to learn and practice more advanced verbs in Spanish at your own pace.

Complete List of 25 Advanced Verbs in Spanish

DESCARGA AQU√ć LA HOJA DE TRABAJO DEL V√ćDEO:

VERBOSIGNIFICADOTRADUCCI√ďNEJEMPLO
1. AbrazarUnirse o seguir una creencia o una ideolog√≠aTo join, to embraceMuchos j√≥venes abrazaron el movimiento pacifista en los a√Īos sesenta.
Many young people embraced the peace movement in the 1960s.
2. HincharseInflamarse o aumentar de tama√Īo. 
(Normalmente, lo usamos con cosas, materiales y con partes del cuerpo).
To swellDespués del esguince, su tobillo se hinchó.
After the sprain, his ankle swelled.
3. CaberReferido a ropa o calzado, para indicar si la talla es correcta o queda bien 
To fitEsta falda no me cabe, ¬Ņpuedes traerme otra talla?
This skirt doesn’t fit me, can you bring me another size?
HartarseCansarse de algo, de alguien o de una situaci√≥nTo get tired ofMe hart√© de tener que levantarme a las 5 de la ma√Īana y dej√© el trabajo
I got tired of having to get up at 5 a.m. and I quit my job.
5.RebajarReducir una cantidad o un precio.
To reduceEl alcalde prometió rebajar los impuestos si ganaba las elecciones.
Mayor promised to reduce taxes if he won the election
6.FanfarronearHablar con arrogancia o presumir de algoTo brag, to show offLe encanta fanfarronear de su trabajo y hablar de todo el dinero que gana
He loves to brag about his job and talk about all the money he makes.
7.ChismorrearHablar de otras personas y contar chismes o cotilleosTo gossipA mi vecina le encanta chismorrear del resto de vecinos
My neighbor loves to gossip about the rest of the neighbors.
8.DerretirseSentir una emoción relacionada con el amor hacia otra personaTo meltCada vez que él le coge la mano, ella se derrite
Every time he grabs her hand, she melts
9.AgarrarseCoger con fuerza algo o a alguienTo hold on toSiempre que bajo las escaleras me agarro a la barandilla.
Whenever I go down the stairs I always hold on to the railing.
10.NotarPercibir o darse cuenta de algoTo noticeHe notado que no hab√©is hablado durante la cena, ¬Ņest√°is enfadados?
I noticed that you didn’t talk during dinner, are you mad at each other?
11.EnvolverCubrir algo para no poder verlo o protegerloTo wrap, to coverVoy a envolver los regalos antes de que los ni√Īos los vean.
I am going to wrap the presents before the kids see them.
12.EnrollarseHablar mucho y sin pararTo go on and onNo te enrolles tanto y ve al grano.
Don’t go on and on and get straight to the point.
13.ReconocerIdentificar o distinguir a una persona, animal o cosa. To recognizeSe cort√≥ el pelo y, la primera vez que la v√≠, no la reconoc√≠.
She cut her hair and, the first time I saw her, I didn’t recognise her.
14. ParirCuando una mujer o un animal mamífero tienen un bebéTo give birthLa mujer parió a su hijo sin complicaciones.
The woman gave birth to her son without complications.
15. DestacarSer m√°s visible o sobresalir respecto a otras personas o cosasTo stand outSus inteligentes ideas la hac√≠an destacar entre sus compa√Īeros de clase
Her intelligent ideas made her stand out among her classmates.
16. AplaudirAprobar una idea o una decisi√≥nTo welcome, to approveEl p√ļblico aplaudi√≥ su idea de donar su fortuna  a los m√°s necesitados.
The public welcomed his idea to donate his fortune to the needy.
17. AcordarPactar algo con alguien o llegar a un acuerdoTo agree on, with or toLos representantes de cada país acordaron reducir sus emisiones de CO2
The representatives of each country agreed to reduce theirCO2 emissions
18. ArrepentirseCambiar de opini√≥n o echarse para atr√°s en cuanto a un trato o una promesaTo get cold feetEn el √ļltimo minuto, se arrepinti√≥ y decidi√≥ no vender la casa
At the last minute, he got cold feet and decided not to sell the house.
19. ChocarCausar extra√Īeza o sorpresaTo find [sth] strange, to shockMe choc√≥ que mi hermano no viniera a la fiesta
I was shocked that my brother did not come to the party.
20. AdularDecir cosas que sabemos que van a agradar a otras personas, a veces de manera exageradaTo flatterMaría siempre está intentando adular a su jefa
Maria is always trying to flatter her boss.
21.CabrearEnfadar mucho a alguienTo make [sb] madSus malas notas en la escuela cabreaban mucho a sus padres
His poor grades in school really made his parents mad.
22.BarrerLimpiar una superficie, normalmente el suelo, con una escobaTo sweepSusana va a barrer las hojas de la acera. 
Susana is going to sweep the leaves from the pavement.
23.AnimarseDecidirse o atreverse a hacer algo To bring yourself to do [sth]No se animaba a ir sola a la cena, pero finalmente se arm√≥ de valor y tuvo una noche fant√°stica.
She couldn’t bring herself to go to the dinner alone, but finally plucked up the courage and had a fantastic evening.
24. InfringirRomper una ley o una normaTo infringe, to breakSi vuelves a infringir la ley, ir√°s directo a la c√°rcel
If you break the law again, you will go straight to jail.
25. VaguearPerder el tiempo, no hacer algo √ļtilTo laze aroundEn lugar de vaguear, deber√≠as estudiar para el examen.
Instead of lazing around, you should study for the exam.

Tips to learn and practice advanced verbs in Spanish

1. Start with the basics

Before diving into advanced verbs, it’s essential to have a solid foundation in the basics of Spanish grammar. This includes having a good understanding of verb conjugation, tenses, and sentence structure. Without a strong grasp of these concepts, learning advanced verbs can be overwhelming and confusing.

2. Use authentic materials

One of the best ways to learn advanced verbs is to immerse yourself in authentic Spanish language materials. This includes reading books, watching movies, listening to music, and having conversations with native Spanish speakers. By exposing yourself to real-life situations where advanced verbs are used, you’ll begin to understand their usage and context.

3. Make use of resources

There are many online resources available that can help you learn and practice advanced verbs in Spanish. Websites like SpanishDict and Conjugemos offer free grammar lessons, verb conjugation charts, and quizzes to test your knowledge. Additionally, language learning apps like Duolingo, Babbel, and Rosetta Stone can provide you with interactive exercises and practice opportunities.

4. Practice, practice, practice

Learning advanced verbs takes time and practice. Make a commitment to practicing every day, even if it’s only for a few minutes. Try incorporating advanced verbs into your daily conversations, writing exercises, and journal entries. The more you practice, the more confident you’ll become in your ability to use advanced verbs correctly.

5. Seek feedback

Ask a Spanish teacher or native speaker to provide feedback on your use of advanced verbs. They can help you identify areas where you need improvement and provide you with tips on how to improve. Additionally, consider joining a language exchange program where you can practice speaking with native Spanish speakers.

In conclusion, learning advanced verbs in Spanish is a challenging but rewarding process. By starting with the basics, using authentic materials, making use of resources, practicing regularly, and seeking feedback, you’ll be well on your way to mastering advanced Spanish verbs. Remember, consistency is key, and with dedication and perseverance, you’ll see progress in no time. ¬°Buena suerte! (Good luck!)