sapping
-debilitando
Present participleconjugation ofsap.

sap

sap(
sahp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (botany)
a. la savia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We harvested sap from trees to make maple syrup.Recogimos savia de los árboles para hacer jarabe de arce.
2. (fool)
a. el bobo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la boba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(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.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
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.
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sap
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
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!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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