1. (animal) 
You can see snakes in the reptile house.Puedes ver serpientes en la exhibición de reptiles.
We saw the snake eating a mouse.Vimos a la culebra comiéndose un ratón.
intransitive verb
2. (to twist and turn) 
The path snaked uphill.El camino serpenteaba cuesta arriba.
3. (to move like a snake) 
Rivulets of rain snaked down the windowpane.Gotas de lluvia se deslizaron por el vidrio.
1. (big) 
a. la serpiente (F) 
2. (small) 
a. la culebra (F) 
3. (fig) 
a snake in the grassun judas
snakes and ladders≃ juego de la oca
snake charmerencantador(ora) de serpientes
intransitive verb
4. (road, river) 
a. serpentear 
snake [sneɪk]
serpiente (f); (harmless) culebra (f)
a snake in the grass un traidor
intransitive verb
a hand snaked out of the curtain una mano apareció por detrás de la cortina; the road snaked down the mountain la carretera serpenteaba montaña abajo
snake charmer (n) encantadoraencantadora (m) (f) de serpientes;a encantadora
snakes and ladders (n) juego (m) de la oca
snake pit (n) nido (m) de serpientes
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