rapar

rapar
transitive verb
1. (to cut off) 
a. to shave 
Mi madre nos rapaba para no tener que gastar dinero en el barbero.My mother shaved us so she didn't have to spend money at the barber.
El padre le rapaba el bigote cuando era adolescente.The father used to shave off his moustache when he was a teenager.
2. (to cut very short) 
a. to crop 
Le voy a decir al peluquero que me rape el pelo para que me dure todo el verano.I'm going to ask the hairdresser to crop my hair so that it lasts me all summer.
3. (colloquial) (to grasp) (Colombia) 
a. to snatch 
El asesino rapó el arma del policía y salió corriendo.The killer snatched the police officer's weapon and ran off.
raparse
reflexive verb
4. (to cut one's hair off) 
Cuando Pedro empezó a quedarse calvo, decidió raparse.When Pedro started to go bald, he decided to shave his head.
5. (to cut off) 
Prometieron raparse la barba si ganaban el torneo.They promised to shave off their beards if they won the tournament.
rapar
transitive verb
1. (barba, bigote) 
a. to shave off 
2. (cabeza) 
a. to shave 
3. (persona) 
a. to shave the hair of 
raparse
pronominal verb
4. (general) 
a. to shave one's head 
rapar
transitive verb
1 [+pelo] to crop; [+barba] to shave
2 (arrebatar) to snatch (familiar); pinch (familiar)
pronominal verb
raparse
raparse la cabeza to shave one's head
Verb Conjugations for rapar
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yo
rapo
rapé
rapaba
raparía
raparé
rapas
rapaste
rapabas
raparías
raparás
él/ella/Ud.
rapa
rapó
rapaba
raparía
rapará
nosotros
rapamos
rapamos
rapábamos
raparíamos
raparemos
vosotros
rapáis
rapasteis
rapabais
raparíais
raparéis
ellos/ellas/Uds.
rapan
raparon
rapaban
raparían
raparán
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