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strap(
strahp
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (band)
a. la correa
(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)
One of the straps on my backpack broke and I had to carry it over one shoulder.Una de las correas de mi mochila se rompió y tuve que cargarla en un solo hombro.
b. el cinturón
(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)
We brought straps to fasten the bikes to the rear of the car.Trajimos cinturones para asegurar las bicicletas a la parte posterior del carro.
c. la tira
(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)
(of a shoe)
Fasten the straps on your shoes or you'll trip on the cobblestones.Abróchate las tiras de tus zapatos o te tropezarás en los adoquines.
d. el tirante
(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)
(of clothing)
Would you prefer a gown with or without straps?¿Preferirías un vestido con o sin tirantes?
e. el bretel
(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)
(of clothing) (Southern Cone)
According to school policy, the straps on your blouse must be wider than two inches.Según las normas de la escuela, los breteles de tu blusa deben ser más anchos de dos pulgadas.
2. (transport)
a. la correa
(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)
If you can't find a seat on the bus, hold onto one of the straps overhead.Si no encuentras asiento en el autobús, agárrate a una de las correas de arriba.
b. la agarradera
(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 strap of the door should make it easier for you to get out of the car.La agarradera de la puerta debería servirte de ayuda para bajar del coche.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to fasten)
a. sujetar con correas
When we moved, we had to strap the mattresses to the roof of the car.Cuando nos mudamos, tuvimos que sujetar los colchones con correas al techo del carro.
b. atar con correas
They were worried she would injure herself, so they strapped her to the bed.Estaban preocupados por si se hería, así que la ataron con correas a la cama.
c. amarrar con correas
I strapped branches together to build a shelter in the woods.Amarré ramas con correas para construir un refugio en el bosque.
4. (medicine)
a. vendar
The nurse strapped my ankled after I sprained it.La enfermera me vendó el tobillo después de torcérmelo.
5. (to punish)
a. azotar con la correa
Remembering how he grew up, he refused to strap his children.Al recordar cómo lo habían criado, se negó a azotar a sus niños con la correa.
b. darle con la correa
Strapping children isn't an ideal way to punish them.Darle a los niños con la correa no es una manera ideal de castigarlos.
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strap
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of watch, bag)
a. la correa
(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)
2. (of shoe)
a. la tira
(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)
3. (on dress, bra)
a. el tirante
(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)
b. el bretel
(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)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (general)
a.
to strap something to somethingsujetar algo con correas a algo
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strap [stræp]
noun
correa (f); tira (f); (shoulder strap) tirante (m); bretel (m); (LAm) (safety strap) cinturón (m)
to give sb the strap (punish) azotar a algn con la correa; dar a algn con la correa
transitive verb
1 (fasten) atar con correa
to strap sth on/down sujetar algo con correa; to strap sb/o.s. in (with seatbelt) poner a algn/ponerse el cinturón de seguridad; he isn't properly strapped in no está bien atado
2 (Med) (also strap up) vendar
3
to strap sb (as punishment) azotar a algn con la correa; dar a algn con la correa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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