derrapar
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derrapar(
deh
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rrah
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pahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to slip)
a. to skid
El coche derrapó y chocó contra un poste de luz.The car skidded and hit a lamppost.
derraparse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (to misbehave)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. to behave outrageously
Mi primo siempre se derrapa cuando se emborracha.My cousin always behaves outrageously when he gets drunk.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to be in love; used with "por")
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to be crazy about
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Javier se derrapa por Julia, pero no sabe que ella tiene novio.Javier is crazy about Julia, but he doesn't know that she has a boyfriend.
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derrapar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. to skid
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
le derrapan las neuronashe's gone crazy
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derrapar
intransitive verb
(Automóviles) to skid
pronominal verb
derraparse (México)
1 (patinar) to slip
2
derraparse por algn to be mad about sb (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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