flipar
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flipar(
flee
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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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to be astounded)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to be shocked
Los fans del artista fliparon con su magnífica actuación.The artist's fans were shocked by his amazing performance.
¿Cuál fue la reacción de los periodistas a las palabras del ministro en la rueda de prensa? - Fliparon.What was the journalists' reaction to the Secretary's statement at the press conference? - They were shocked.
b. to be gobsmacked
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Toda mi familia flipó cuando les dije que me casaba.My whole family were gobsmacked when I said I was getting married.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to like a lot)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to be crazy about
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿No te gusta esta escritora? A mí todo lo que hace me flipa.Don't you like this author? I'm crazy about all her stuff.
A mi hermano Miguel le flipan los coches de carreras.My brother Miguel is crazy about race cars.
b. to be mad about
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A muchos niños les flipan los osos de peluche.Lots of children are mad about teddy bears.
c. to love
Me flipa el color rosa y por eso todo lo que tengo es de ese color.I love the color pink, which is why everything I own is that color.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to have a wild time)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to have a great time
Cada vez que voy a Madrid flipo.I have a great time every time I go to Madrid.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to be high)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to be stoned
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Ángel flipó mucho después de tomarse aquella pirula.Angel was really stoned after taking that pill.
fliparse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to become euphoric on drugs)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to get high
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Los adictos cada vez necesitan más droga para fliparse.Addicts need more and more drugs to get high.
b. to get stoned
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Cuando María se flipa, se nota por el tamaño de sus pupilas.When Maria gets stoned, you can tell by the size of her pupils.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to like a lot; used with "por")
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to be crazy about
Mis amigos se flipan por este grupo de música, pero a mí no me gusta.My friends are crazy about this band but I don't like it.
b. to be mad about (United Kingdom)
Laura se flipa por los animales y por eso le encanta ir al zoo.Laura is mad about animals, so she loves going to the zoo.
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flipar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (disfrutar)
a. to have a wild time
2. (asombrarse)
a. to be flabbergasted o
b. gobsmacked (United Kingdom)
3. (con una droga)
a. to be stoned o high
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (gustar a)
a.
me flipan los videojuegosI'm crazy about video games
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
5. (disfrutar)
a. to go wild
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flipar
transitive verb
1 (gustar)
esto me flipa I really love this
2 (pasmar)
me flipó lo que pasó I was gobsmacked at what happened (muy_familiar)
intransitive verb
1 (pasmarse)
yo flipaba al ver tanta cosa I was gobsmacked at all the things I saw (muy_familiar)
La exhibición del monstruo Indurain nos dejo a todos flipando ya verás cómo te gusta, vas a flipar
¡este tío flipa! this guy must be kidding! (familiar)
2 (pasarlo bien) to have a great time
flipar con algo (disfrutar) to really love sth; yo flipo con esa canción I really love that song
3 (drogarse) to get stoned (familiar)
pronominal verb
fliparse
1
fliparse por algo to be mad keen on sth
2 (drogarse) to get stoned (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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