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"Bare" is an adjective which is often translated as "desnudo", and "strip" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "quitar". Learn more about the difference between "bare" and "strip" below.
bare(
behr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (exposed)
a. desnudo
The painter portrayed the model's bare body.El pintor retrató el cuerpo desnudo del modelo.
b. descubierto
He wore gloves and a coat, but his head was bare.Llevaba guantes y un abrigo, pero su cabeza estaba descubierta.
c. pelado (wire or landscape)
We changed the wire because it was bare.Cambiamos el cable porque estaba pelado.
d. descalzo (feet)
She felt the sand under her bare feet.Sentía la arena bajo sus pies descalzos.
2. (unadorned)
a. desnudo
The walls are still bare since we moved.Las paredes siguen desnudas desde que nos mudamos.
3. (carente de; used with "of")
a. desprovisto de
Without context, learning is bare of meaning.Sin contexto, el aprendizaje está desprovisto de significado.
4. (without furniture)
a. vacío
All of our furniture is already in the moving van and the house has been left bare.Todos nuestros muebles están ya en el camión de mudanzas y ahora la casa está vacía.
b. sin amueblar
The bedrooms are still bare.Los dormitorios están todavía sin amueblar.
5. (without details)
a. simple
Her arguments are always bare and direct.Sus argumentos son siempre simples y directos.
b. escueto
His explanation was bare and to the point.Su explicación fue escueta y al grano.
6. (basic)
a. esencial
We earn enough to cover our bare needs.Ganamos lo suficiente para cubrir nuestras necesidades esenciales.
7. (meager)
a. escaso
Only a bare majority voted in favor of the new constitution.Solo una escasa mayoría votó a favor de la nueva constitución.
8. (mere)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
All you need in order to install this software is a bare memory of 2 GB.Todo lo que necesitas para instalar este software es una memoria de 2 GB.
We stayed there a bare two months.Pasamos allí apenas dos meses.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
9. (to uncover)
a. desnudar (body or soul)
She bared her soul in her poems.Desnudaba el alma en sus poemas.
b. mostrar (teeth)
The dog bared his teeth, ready to bite.El perro mostró los dientes, listo para morder.
c. desenvainar (sword)
The knight bared his sword and walked towards the dragon.El caballero desenvainó su espada y avanzó hacia el dragón.
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strip(
strihp
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to remove a covering)
a. quitar
First you have to strip the old paint from the walls.Primero tienes que quitar la pintura vieja de las paredes.
b. deshacer (bed)
The girl had wet the bed so her mom stripped it.La niña había mojado la cama por lo que su mamá tuvo que deshacerla.
c. quitar la ropa de (bed)
Strip the bed so I can wash the sheets.Quita la ropa de la cama para que pueda lavar las sábanas.
2. (to undress)
a. desvestir
The paramedics stripped the patient to treat his wounds.Los paramédicos desvistieron al paciente para curarle las heridas.
b. desnudar
She stripped the baby and put him in the bathtub.Desnudó al bebé y lo metió a la tina.
3. (to empty)
a. vaciar
We stripped the house of all its furniture.Vaciamos todos los muebles de la casa.
4. (to rob)
a. despojar
The thief stripped the old man of his possessions.El ladrón despojó al anciano de sus pertenencias.
5. (mechanics)
a. estropear
Don't put the car in reverse without stopping! You're going to strip the gears.¡No pongas el carro en reversa sin pararlo! Vas a estropear la caja de cambios.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to undress)
a. desnudarse
The suspects were asked to strip by airport security.Las autoridades del aeropuerto les pidieron a los sospechosos que se desnudaran.
b. desvestirse
The toddler stripped right after his mother finished dressing him.El niño se desvistió justo después de que su mamá lo acabó de vestir.
7. (to striptease)
a. hacer striptease
She strips at a night club.Ella hace striptease en un club nocturno.
8. (to dismantle; used with "down")
a. desmontar
We'll have to strip down the engine and then rebuild it.Tendremos que desmontar el motor y luego remontarlo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
9. (narrow piece)
a. la tira
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We cut many strips of colored paper.Cortamos muchas tiras de papel de colores.
b. la franja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of land or water)
That small strip of land is called Willoughby Spit.Esta pequeña franja de tierra se llama el banco de Willoughby.
10. (series of drawings)
a. la tira
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The newspaper has a great comic strip on Sundays.El periódico tiene una gran tira cómica los domingos.
11. (airplane runway)
a. la pista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The plane is on the strip ready for takeoff.El avión está en la pista listo para despegar.
12. (striptease)
a. el striptease
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The dancer received lots of applause after her strip.La bailarina recibió muchos aplausos después de su striptease.
13. (team colors) (United Kingdom)
a. los colores
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The team has a new strip for the World Cup.El equipo tiene nuevos colores para la Copa del Mundo.
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