patear

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patear(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to strike with the foot)
a. to kick
El niño pateaba todas las latas que encontraba.The little boy would kick every can he came across.
b. to boot
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El joven pateó el balón hacia los árboles.The young man booted the ball towards the trees.
2. (to trample)
a. to stamp on
Pateé el papel en llamas.I stamped on the burning paper.
b. to stomp on
La niña empezó a llorar, tiró la muñeca al suelo y la pateó.The girl started crying, threw the doll to the floor and stomped on it.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to walk around)
a. to tramp around
No quiero patear más calles. ¡Comamos!I don't want to tramp around any more streets. Let's have lunch!
b. to traipse around
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Ya estoy harta de patear tiendas; tomemos un descanso.I'm fed up with traipsing around stores; let's take a break.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to be unpleasant to)
a. to mistreat
Julia fue al hospital y las enfermeras la patearon.Julia went to the hospital and the nurses mistreated her.
b. to be nasty to
Mi tía fue a la tienda a devolver un artículo, y el dependiente la pateó.My aunt went to the store to return an item, and the salesclerk was nasty to her.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to express disapproval of)
a. to stamp in disapproval of
Cuando no nos gustaba un artista, lo pateábamos.When we didn't like an entertainer, we would stamp in disapproval of them.
b. to boo
Aquella noche el público pateó a los actores.That night the audience booed the actors.
c. to jeer at
Los espectadores patearon sus chistes.The spectators jeered at his jokes.
d. to give a slow handclap
Era evidente que el actor estaba borracho, y por eso lo pateamos.It was obvious that the actor was drunk, so we gave him a slow handclap.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to cause ill effects to) (Southern Cone)
a. to upset
¿No te patea el estómago la comida picante?Doesn't hot food upset your stomach?
b. to disagree with
El ajo de la cena me está pateando el estómago.The garlic in the dinner is disagreeing with me.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
7. (to strike with the foot)
a. to kick
La vaca patea si te acercas.The cow kicks if you get too close.
8. (to make a noise)
a. to stamp one's feet
La niña recorrió la tienda pateando y llorando.The little girl ran around the shop stamping her feet and crying.
9. (to express disapproval)
a. to stamp in disapproval
No nos gustaba el humor del comediante y comenzamos a patear.We didn't like the comedian's humor and began to stamp in disapproval.
b. to boo
El público pateó al llegar el descanso.The audience booed when the interval started.
c. to jeer
Cuando el músico volvió a entrar en el escenario, algunos patearon.When the musician came back on stage, some people jeered.
d. to give a slow handclap
Los músicos llegaron tarde, y el público empezó a patear.The musicians were late, and the public began a slow handclap.
10.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to walk a lot)
a. to tramp around
Pateamos durante horas.We tramped around for hours.
b. to traipse around
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mi madre insiste en que salgamos a patear durante una hora todas las tardes.My mother insists we go out and traipse around for an hour every evening.
11.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to aim)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to kick
Esta escopeta patea a la izquierda.This shotgun kicks to the left.
patearse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
12.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to walk around)
a. to tramp around
Se patearon el centro comercial en dos horas.It took them two hours to tramp around the mall.
b. to traipse around
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Fuimos incapaces de patearnos el centro de la ciudad.We didn't have the energy to traipse around the city center.
13.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to waste)
a. to blow
Me pateé el sueldo del mes en 15 días.I blew my monthly salary in 15 days.
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patear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (dar un puntapié a)
a. to kick
2. (pisotear)
a. to stamp on
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (patalear)
a. to stamp one's feet
4. (colloquial)
a. to tramp
5. (cocear)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to kick
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
6. (colloquial)
a. to tramp
se pateó toda la ciudadhe tramped o traipsed all over town
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patear
transitive verb
1 (en el suelo) to stamp on; (dar patadas a) to kick; boot; (Dep) [+pelota] to kick
2 (España) (andar por) to tramp round
tuve que patear toda la ciudad I had to tramp round the whole town
patear el mercado
3 (maltratar) to treat roughly; treat inconsiderately; (Teat) (abuchear) to boo; jeer
4 (Caribe) (insultar) to abuse
5
la comida me ha pateado (S. Cone) the meal has upset my stomach
intransitive verb
1 (patalear) to stamp one's foot; (Teat) to stamp
2 (Latinoamérica) [+arma, animal] to kick
3 (ir a pata) to walk (it); (S. Cone) to go long distances on foot
4 (ir y venir) to be always on the go; bustle about
pronominal verb
patearse
1 (recorrer a pie)
nos hemos pateado Madrid we explored o did Madrid on foot
2 (malgastar)
patearse el dinero to blow one's money (familiar)
patear
intransitive verb
to putt
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