guindar

guindar(
geen
-
dahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to suspend) (Andes)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. to hang
Amalia salió a guindar la ropa en el tendedero.Amalia went out to hang the clothes on the clothesline.
b. to hang up
Guindamos nuestros abrigos en el guardarropa antes de tomar nuestros asientos.We hung up our coats in the cloakroom before taking our seats.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to steal)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to pinch
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Alguien guindó mi cartera en el tren.Someone pinched my wallet on the train.
b. to nick
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Yo vi cuando Liam guindó la barra de chocolate de la tienda.I saw Liam when he nicked the chocolate bar from the shop.
c. to swipe
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Otra vez me guindaron el celular de la bolsa en el centro comercial.Someone swiped my cell phone from my purse at the mall again.
3. (to obtain)
a. to land
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Su constructora guindó el proyecto de construcción de la carretera.Her construction company landed the highway construction project.
4. (to kill by hanging)
a. to hang
Antes era más común guindar a ladrones y criminales.It was more common before to hang thieves and criminals.
guindarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
5. (to be suspended)
a. to hang
Manuel logró guindarse de una rama mientras llegaban con una escalera a rescatarlo.Manuel managed to hang from a branch while someone came with a ladder to rescue him.
6. (to kill oneself with a rope)
a. to hang oneself
El nuevo recluso intentó guindarse en su celda.The new inmate tried to hang himself in his cell.
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guindar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (robar)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to pinch
b. to nick (United Kingdom)
guindar algo a alguiento pinch o
2. (colgar)
a. to hang up
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (colgarse)
a. to hang
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guindar
transitive verb
1 (robar) to pinch (familiar); swipe (familiar)
2 [+contrato, trabajo] to win against competition; (against competition) land
3 (Caribe) (colgar) to hang up
pronominal verb
guindarse
1 (descolgarse) to hang (down)
2 (ahorcarse) to hang o.s.; (morirse) to kick the bucket (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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