drape

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USAGE NOTE
This word is often used in the plural in the sense shown in 3).
drape(
dreyp
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to cover)
a. cubrir
Jamie draped a coat over his head to protect himself from the rain as he ran to his car.Jamie se cubrió la cabeza con un abrigo para protegerse de la lluvia cuando fue corriendo al carro.
b. poner
Kristina draped a blanket over her son, who had fallen asleep on the couch.Kristina puso una cobija encima de su hijo, que se había quedado dormido en el sofá.
2. (to adorn)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Alice draped a table cloth over the crates and set up her merchandise for sale.Alice colocó un mantel sobre las cajas con mucha gracia y dispuso encima la mercancía para la venta.
I was tired of my couch so I draped a throw over it to give it a new look.Como estaba cansada de mi sofá, le puse una manta formando pliegues para darle un nuevo aspecto.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (drapery)
a. la cortina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Heather pulled the drape and squinted in the bright sunlight.Heather jaló la cortina y entrecerró los ojos en la luz brillante del sol.
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drape
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (table, coffin)
a. cubrir
they draped the flag over the coffincubrieron el ataúd con la bandera
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (general)
a.
drapescortinas fpl
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drape [dreɪp]
transitive verb
[+object] cubrir;with con, de
drape this round your shoulders ponte esto sobre los hombros; he draped a towel about himself se cubrió con una toalla; he draped an arm about my shoulders me rodeó los hombros con el brazo
drapes (US) (n) cortinas (f)
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