capases you castrated
The word capases is the imperfect subjunctive form of capar in the second person singular. See the full capar conjugation.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (veterinary)
a. to castrate
Capamos a la perra después de su primera camada por recomendación del veterinario.We had our dog castrated after her first litter as recommended by the vet.
b. to geld
Decidimos capar el semental porque no encontrábamos yeguas para la cría.We decided to geld the stallion because we couldn't find any mare to breed.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(to avoid an obligation)
Regionalism used in Colombia
a. to get out of
Le dije a la monja de la escuela que me sentía mal para capar misa.I told the nun from school that I was feeling sick to get out of mass.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (animal)
a. to castrate, to geld
2. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Colombia
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
capar claseto play
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transitive verb
1 [+animal] to castrate; geld
2 to reduce; cut down; curtail
3 (Caribe) (México) (Agr) to cut back; prune
4 (And) (Caribe) [+comida] to start on
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