pirarse
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pirarse(
pee
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rahr
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seh
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to leave)
a. to take off
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Yo me piro antes de que venga mamá y me haga ordenar mi cuarto.I'll take off before Mom comes and makes me tidy my room.
b. to be off
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mañana nos tenemos que levantar temprano. Será mejor que nos piremos.We have to get up early tomorrow. We'd better be off.
c. to beat it
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Más les vale que se piren antes de que el dueño los vea robándole manzanas.They'd better beat it before the owner sees them stealing his apples.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to go insane) (River Plate)
a. to go crazy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El guitarrista se piró y rompió su guitarra.The guitar player went crazy and smashed his guitar.
b. to go nuts
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Alicia se piró y comenzó a decir cosas sin sentido.Alicia went nuts and began talking nonsense.
c. to go mad
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Mi hermano se piró porque el perro le destrozó el sofá.My brother went mad because his dog destroyed his couch.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to escape) (River Plate)
a. to run away
Uno de los empleados se piró y jamás regresó a la oficina.One of the employees ran away and never came back to the office.
pirar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to avoid going to class)
a. to skip school
Hoy no fuimos a clases. Piramos y nos pasamos la mañana jugando videojuegos.We didn't go to class today. We skipped school and spend the morning playing video games.
b. to ditch school
El director de la escuela nos sancionó porque piramos.The principal punished us because we ditched school.
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pirar
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (colloquial)
a. to clear off
¡nos piramos!that's us off
¿ya te piras?is that you off, then?
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pirarse
pronominal verb
(also pirárselas) (largarse) to beat it (familiar); clear out (familiar); (And) to escape from prison; (México) to peg out (muy_familiar)
pirarse las clases to cut class (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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