carabina
carabina
feminine noun
1. (weaponry) 
a. carbine 
En la tienda de armas no venden carabinas.In the gun store they don't sell carbines.
b. rifle 
El hombre practicó los disparos con su carabina en el campo de tiro.The man practiced shots with his rifle at this firing range.
2. (colloquial) (figurative) (escort) (Spain) 
a. chaperone 
Si solo salen Julia y Luis, me quedo en casa. No quiero hacer de carabina.If only Julia and Luis are going to go out, I'd rather stay at home. I don't want to play chaperone.
b. chaperon 
Cuando Sara era adolescente, su padre quería ir de carabina para evitar que se besara con chicos.When Sara was a teenager, her father always wanted to play chaperon to prevent her from kissing guys.
carabina
Noun
1. (arma) 
a. carbine, rifle 
2. (fam fig) 
a. chaperone 
carabina
1 (Mil) carbine; rifle
ser la carabina de Ambrosio to be a dead loss (familiar)
carabina de aire comprimido airgun
2 (persona) chaperone
hacer o ir de carabina to go as chaperone; play gooseberry (familiar)
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