columpiar
columpiar(
koh
-
loom
-
pyahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to rock to and fro)
a. to swing
No me columpies rápido que me voy a caer.Don't swing me fast, or I'll fall off.
columpiarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (to rock to and fro)
a. to swing
El niño se estaba columpiando en una rueda atada a un árbol.The little boy was swinging on a tire swing.
3. (to sway)
a. to sway to and fro
Se columpia al andar porque está borracho.He's swaying to and fro because he's drunk.
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columpiar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to swing
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (general)
a. to swing
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columpiar
transitive verb
columpiar a algn (en columpio) to push sb; (en mecedora) to rock sb
pronominal verb
columpiarse
1 (en columpio) to swing; (en mecedora) to rock
2 (meter la pata) to drop a clanger (familiar)
3 to swing to and fro; seesaw
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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