cepillarse
cepillarse(
seh
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pee
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yahr
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seh
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reflexive verb
1. (to clean one's teeth with a brush) 
a. to brush 
Hay que cepillarse los dientes tres veces al día.You should brush your teeth three times a day.
2. (to arrange one's hair with a brush) 
a. to brush 
Ella gasta 10 minutos cepillándose el pelo.She spends 10 minutes brushing her hair.
cepillar
transitive verb
3. (to clean off an object) 
a. to brush 
Cepilla las botas después de entrar de la nieve.Brush off your boots after coming in from the snow.
b. to clean 
Siempre tengo que cepillar la pelusa de este abrigo.I always have to clean off the lint from this coat.
cepillar
transitive verb
1. (ropa, pelo) 
a. to brush 
2. (madera) 
a. to plane 
3. (colloquial) 
a. to pinch 
cepillar algo a alguiento pinch something off somebody
4. (colloquial) () 
a. to butter up, to flatter 
pronominal verb
5. (pelo, ropa) 
a. to brush 
cepillarse el peloto brush one's hair
6. (colloquial) 
a. to polish off 
7. (suspender) 
a. to fail 
se lo cepillaronthey failed him
8. (muy fam) 
a. no direct translation 
cepillarse a alguiento screw somebody
cepillar
transitive verb
1 [+ropa, dientes, pelo] to brush
2 [+madera] to plane; plane down
3 (suspender) to fail; flunk (familiar); especialmente (EEUU)
4 (adular) to flatter; butter up
5 (robar) to rip off (familiar)
6 (ganar) to win; take;a from
pronominal verb
cepillarse
1 [+dientes, pelo] to brush
2
cepillarse a algn (matar) to bump sb off (familiar); (copular con) to screw sb (vulgar)
3 (robar)
cepillarse algo to rip sth off (familiar)
Examples
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