1. (colloquial) (to avoid going to class)
Hoy no fuimos a clases. Piramos y nos pasamos la mañana jugando videojuegos.We didn't go to class today. We skipped school and spend the morning playing video games.
El director de la escuela nos sancionó porque piramos.The principal punished us because we ditched school.
2. (colloquial) (to leave)
a. to be off
Mañana nos tenemos que levantar temprano. Será mejor que nos piremos.We have to get up early tomorrow. We'd better be off.
b. to beat it (colloquial)
Más les vale que se piren antes de que el dueño los vea robándole manzanas.They'd better beat it before the owner sees them stealing his apples.
3. (colloquial) (to go insane) (River Plate)
a. to go crazy (colloquial)
El guitarrista se piró y rompió su guitarra.The guitar player went crazy and smashed his guitar.
b. to go nuts (colloquial)
Alicia se piró y comenzó a decir cosas sin sentido.Alicia went nuts and began talking nonsense.
c. to go mad (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
Mi hermano se piró porque el perro le destrozó el sofá.My brother went mad because his dog destroyed his couch.
4. (colloquial) (to escape) (River Plate)
a. to run away
Uno de los empleados se piró y jamás regresó a la oficina.One of the employees ran away and never came back to the office.
1. (colloquial) ()
a. to clear off
¡nos piramos!that's us off
¿ya te piras?is that you off, then?
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