depilar

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depilar(
deh
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pee
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to depilate)
a. to remove the hair from
El tatuador depiló la zona donde el cliente se quería tatuar.The tattoo artist removed the hair from the area where the client wanted the tattoo.
b. to shave (with a razor)
Si te haces depilar las piernas, dicen que el vello vuelve a crecer aún más.If you have your legs shaved, they say the hair will grow back thicker.
c. to wax (with wax)
La esteticista depiló las piernas de Sandra con cera muy caliente.The beautician waxed Sandra's legs with very hot wax.
d. to pluck (the eyebrows)
En algunos centros depilan las cejas con hilo.In some salons they pluck your eyebrows with thread.
depilarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (to depilate part of the body)
a. to shave (with a razor)
Me suelo depilar las axilas dos veces por semana con cuchilla.I usually shave my armpits twice a week with a razor.
b. to wax (with wax)
Me depilo las piernas solo cuando llega el verano.I only wax my legs once summer's here.
c. to pluck (the eyebrows)
Me depilo las cejas para darles una forma atractiva.I pluck my eyebrows to give them an attractive shape.
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depilar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (piernas, axilas)
a. to remove the hair from
2. (cejas)
a. to pluck
3. (con cera)
a. to wax
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
4. (general)
a.
depilarse las piernas/axilasto shave one's legs/armpits
depilarse las cejasto pluck one's eyebrows
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depilar
transitive verb
(con crema, con depiladora) to remove (unwanted) hair from; (con cera) to wax; (con pinzas) to pluck;
pronominal verb
depilarse
depilarse las piernas to wax one's legs; depilarse las cejas to pluck one's eyebrows
En ocasiones aparecen en la piel, después de [depilarse,] unos puntos rojos que desaparecen al poco tiempo.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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