ropa
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ropa(
rroh
-
pah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (general)
a. clothes
Necesito comprar ropa nueva para el viaje.I need to buy new clothes for our trip.
b. clothing
Necesitamos donaciones de alimentos y ropa para ayudar a las víctimas del desastre.We need donations of food and clothing to help victims of the disaster.
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ropa
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. clothes
ligero de ropascantily clad
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
nadar y guardar la ropato cover one's back
ropa de abrigowarm clothes
ropa blancalinen
ropa de camabed linen
ropa deportivasportswear
ropa de diseñodesigner clothes
ropa hechaready-to-wear clothes
ropa para el hogarlinen and curtains
ropa interiorunderwear
ropa interior femeninalingerie
ropa de inviernowinter clothing
ropa de sportcasual clothes
ropa sucialaundry, washing
ropa de trabajoworking clothes
ropa usadasecond-hand o old clothes
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ropa
clothes
plural
; (p)
¡quítate esa ropa tan sucia! take those dirty clothes off!; siempre lleva ropa pasada de moda he always wears old-fashioned clothes; voy a cambiarme de ropa I'm going to change (my clothes); tender la ropa to hang out the washing
guardar la ropa to speak cautiously
hay ropa tendida walls have ears
nadar y guardar la ropa to cover one's back
no tocar la ropa a algn not to touch a hair of sb's head; keep one's hands off sb
la ropa sucia se lava en casa don't wash your dirty linen in public
ropa blanca (ropa interior) underwear; (ropa de cama, manteles) linen; (para la lavadora) whites
plural
; (p)
ropa de cama bed linen
ropa de color coloureds
plural
; (p)
coloreds
plural
; (p) (EEUU)
ropa de deporte sportswear
ropa de mesa table linen
ropa de trabajo work clothes
plural
; (p)
ropa hecha ready-made clothes
plural
; (p)
off-the-peg clothes
plural
; (p)
ropa interior underwear
ropa íntima (Latinoamérica) underwear
ropa para lavar ropa sucia dirty washing; dirty clothes
plural
; (p)
laundry
ropa usada secondhand clothes
plural
; (p)
ropa vieja especialmente (México) (Culin) meat stew
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