dar el pecho a
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Usage note
This idiom may be literally translated as "to give the breast to."
dar el pecho a
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (idiom) (to feed a baby from the breast)
a. to breastfeed
Luz está dando de mamar a su bebito varias veces al día.Luz is breastfeeding her baby son several times a day.
b. to breast-feed
Yo le di de mamar a mi hija hasta los dos años.I breast-fed my daughter until she was two.
c. to suckle
Una mujer le daba el pecho a su bebé en un banco del parque.A woman was suckling her baby on a park bench.
d. to nurse
Amanda dice quiere darle el pecho a su bebé todo el tiempo que pueda.Amanda says she wants to nurse her baby for as long as she can.
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