gape
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gape(
geyp
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (look surprised)
a. quedarse boquiabierto
After Sally she kissed Mark, he just stood there and gaped at her.Después que Sally besara a Mark, él se le quedó mirando boquiabierto.
2. (to be wide open)
a. abrirse
The rain fell over the mountain, and the canyon gaped before us.La lluvia caía sobre la montaña, y el cañón se abría ante nosotros.
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gape
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (stare)
a.
to gape (at something/somebody)mirar (algo/a alguien) con los ojos desorbitados
to gape (open)abrirse
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gape [ɡeɪp]
intransitive verb
1 [+mouth] estar abierto; [+hole] estar muy abierto
the chasm gaped before him delante de él se abría la sima; her blouse gaped at the neck llevaba una blusa muy abierta por el cuello
2 [+person]
tourists go there to gape los turistas van allí y se quedan boquiabiertos; to gape (at) mirar boquiabierto (a); he gaped at me in amazement se me quedó mirando boquiabierto
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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