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forrar(
foh
-
rrahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to wrap for protection)
a. to cover (book, furniture)
Forré mis libros de inglés con un film plástico.I covered my English books with plastic film.
b. to upholster (furniture, car seat)
Forré los asientos de cuero del coche porque estaban gastados.I upholstered the leather seats of the car because they were worn out.
2. (to cover the inner surface of)
a. to line
El sastre forró el interior de mi chaqueta con abrigo de piel.The tailor lined the inside of my jacket with fur.
forrarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to get rich)
a. to make a killing
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El cantante se forró cuando su primer disco alcanzó las listas.The singer made a killing when his first album hit the charts.
b. to make a packet
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Roberto se forró con la compraventa de coches usados.Roberto made a packet buying and selling used cars.
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
reflexive verb
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to gorge oneself)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to stuff oneself
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La comida estuvo deliciosa. Me forré al punto que me tuve que desabrochar el pantalón.The food was delicious. I stuffed myself to the point where I had to unbutton my pants.
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forrar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (libro)
a. to cover
2. (ropa)
a. to line
3. (asiento)
a. to upholster
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
4. (colloquial)
a. to make a packet
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forrar
transitive verb
1 (poner forro a) to line;de with; (acolchar) to pad; [+coche] to upholster;
2 [+libro] (como protección) to cover;de with; (encuadernar) to bind;de in;
3 (Técnica) (gen) to line; [+tubería, caldera] to lag;
pronominal verb
forrarse
1 (enriquecerse) to line one's pockets; make a fortune; make a packet (familiar)
2 (de comida) to stuff o.s.;de with; (México) (Guat) to eat a heavy meal
3 (Centroamérica) (México) (proveerse) to stock up;de with
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