snipe

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USAGE NOTE
The plural of “snipe” is “snipe” or “snipes.”
snipe(
snayp
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to shoot)
a. disparar
The soldiers were worried that an enemy combatant would snipe at them in the narrow streets.A los soldados les preocupaba que un combatiente enemigo les disparara en las estrechas calles.
b. disparar desde un escondite
Someone started sniping as soon as the helicopter landed.Alguien empezó a disparar desde un escondite en cuanto aterrizó el helicóptero.
2. (to carp)
a. criticar
My mother constantly sniped at us about cleaning our rooms.Mi madre nos criticaba constantemente por la limpieza de nuestros cuartos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (animal)
a. la agachadiza
(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 snipe sunk its bill into the mud and pulled out a grub.La agachadiza hundió su pico en el fango y sacó una larva.
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snipe
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (shoot)
a. disparar
to snipe at somebodydisparar a alguien
2. (fig)
a. (criticize)
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snipe [snaɪp]
noun
(bird) agachadiza (f)
intransitive verb
to snipe at sb disparar a algn desde un escondite; to snipe at one's critics responder ante las críticas; he was really sniping at the Minister en realidad sus ataques iban dirigidos contra el Ministro
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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