sap
noun
1. (botany) 
a. la savia (F) 
We harvested sap from trees to make maple syrup.Recogimos savia de los árboles para hacer jarabe de arce.
2. (fool) 
This sap is one of the most gullible people you'll ever meet.Este bobo es una de las personas más crédulas que jamás conocerás.
3. (military) 
a. la zapa (F) 
The soldiers dug a sap so that they could better approach the enemy.Los soldados cavaron una zapa para poder acercarse al enemigo mejor.
transitive verb
4. (to drain) 
a. debilitar 
He was fired last week and his inability to find a new job is sapping him.Fue despedido la semana pasada y su incapacidad para encontrar un nuevo trabajo lo está debilitando.
b. minar 
The flu has really sapped him of his vitality recently.La gripe ha minado realmente su vitalidad últimamente.
sap
transitive verb
1. (undermine) 
a. minar, debilitar (& fig) 
sap [sæp]
noun
(Bot) savia (f)
sap [sæp]
noun
(Mil) (trench) zapa (f);
transitive verb
(undermine) minar; (weaken) debilitar; (exhaust) agotar (las fuerzas de);
sap [sæp]
noun
(fool) boboaboba (m) (f);a boba
you sap! ¡bobo!
Phrases with "sap"
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tree sap
savia del árbol
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