plagar

plagar
transitive verb
1. (to occupy) 
a. to fill 
Un hacker plagó mi muro de spam pornográfico.A hacker filled my wall with pornographic spam.
b. to cover 
Las pandillas rivales plagaron las paredes de grafitis.The rival gangs covered the walls with graffiti.
c. to infest 
El departamento organiza una campaña para erradicar las ratas que plagan las calles.The department is organizing a campaign to eradicate the rats that infest the streets.
d. to plague 
El alcalde prometió acabar con las bandas criminales que plagaban la ciudad.The mayor promised to get rid of the criminal gangs that were plaguing the city.
plagarse
pronominal verb
2. (to get covered) 
Tras las inundaciones, la zona se plagó de mosquitos.After the floods, the area became infested with mosquitoes.
b. to fill 
Si no usamos herbicidas, los campos se plagan de maleza.If we don't use herbicides, the fields fill with weeds.
plagar
transitive verb
1. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
plagar deto swamp with
plagar
transitive verb
(infestar) to infest; plague
han plagado la ciudad de carteles they have covered o plastered the town with posters; un texto plagado de errores a text riddled with errors; esta sección está plagada de minas this part has mines everywhere
pronominal verb
plagarse
plagarse de to become infested with
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