strip
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strip(
strihp
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to remove a covering)
a. quitar
First you have to strip the old paint from the walls.Primero tienes que quitar la pintura vieja de las paredes.
b. deshacer (bed)
The girl had wet the bed so her mom stripped it.La niña había mojado la cama por lo que su mamá tuvo que deshacerla.
c. quitar la ropa de (bed)
Strip the bed so I can wash the sheets.Quita la ropa de la cama para que pueda lavar las sábanas.
2. (to undress)
a. desvestir
The paramedics stripped the patient to treat his wounds.Los paramédicos desvistieron al paciente para curarle las heridas.
b. desnudar
She stripped the baby and put him in the bathtub.Desnudó al bebé y lo metió a la tina.
3. (to empty)
a. vaciar
We stripped the house of all its furniture.Vaciamos todos los muebles de la casa.
4. (to rob)
a. despojar
The thief stripped the old man of his possessions.El ladrón despojó al anciano de sus pertenencias.
5. (mechanics)
a. estropear
Don't put the car in reverse without stopping! You're going to strip the gears.¡No pongas el carro en reversa sin pararlo! Vas a estropear la caja de cambios.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to undress)
a. desnudarse
The suspects were asked to strip by airport security.Las autoridades del aeropuerto les pidieron a los sospechosos que se desnudaran.
b. desvestirse
The toddler stripped right after his mother finished dressing him.El niño se desvistió justo después de que su mamá lo acabó de vestir.
7. (to striptease)
a. hacer striptease
She strips at a night club.Ella hace striptease en un club nocturno.
8. (to dismantle; used with "down")
a. desmontar
We'll have to strip down the engine and then rebuild it.Tendremos que desmontar el motor y luego remontarlo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
9. (narrow piece)
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).
We cut many strips of colored paper.Cortamos muchas tiras de papel de colores.
b. la franja
(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).
(of land or water)
That small strip of land is called Willoughby Spit.Esta pequeña franja de tierra se llama el banco de Willoughby.
10. (series of drawings)
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).
The newspaper has a great comic strip on Sundays.El periódico tiene una gran tira cómica los domingos.
11. (airplane runway)
a. la pista
(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).
The plane is on the strip ready for takeoff.El avión está en la pista listo para despegar.
12. (striptease)
a. el striptease
(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).
The dancer received lots of applause after her strip.La bailarina recibió muchos aplausos después de su striptease.
13. (team colors) (United Kingdom)
a. los colores
(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).
The team has a new strip for the World Cup.El equipo tiene nuevos colores para la Copa del Mundo.
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strip
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to do a striphacer un striptease
strip clubclub de striptease
strip pokerstrip póquer m
strip show(espectáculo de) striptease m
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (person)
a. desnudar
3. (bed)
a. deshacer
4. (paint, wallpaper)
a. rascar, quitar
b. sacar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
to strip somebody of somethingdespojar a alguien de algo
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (undress)
a. desnudarse
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strip [strɪp]
noun
1 [of paper etc] tira (f); [of metal] fleje (m)
to tear sb off a strip
tear a strip off sb
echar una bronca a algn (informal)
2 [of land] franja (f); faja (f); (Aer) (landing strip) pista (f);
3 (Britain) (Ftbl) etc (clothes) uniforme (m); (colours) colores (m)
the England strip
4 (striptease) striptease (m); despelote (informal) (m)
to do a strip desnudarse; hacer un striptease; despelotarse (informal)
5 (strip cartoon) tira (f)
transitive verb
1 [+person] desnudar
to strip sb naked desnudar a algn completamente; dejar a algn en cueros (informal); to strip sb to the skin dejar a algn en cueros (informal)
2 [+bed] quitar la ropa de; [+wall] desempapelar; [+wallpaper] quitar
to strip the bark off sth descortezar algo
3 (deprive)
to strip sb of sth despojar a algn de algo; to strip a house of its furniture dejar una casa sin muebles; to strip a company of its assets despojar a una empresa de su activo; stripped of all the verbiage, this means ... sin toda la palabrería, esto quiere decir ...
4 (Téc) (also strip down) [+engine] desmontar; (damage) [+gears] estropear;
intransitive verb
1 (undress) desnudarse
to strip naked or to the skin quitarse toda la ropa; to strip to the waist desnudarse hasta la cintura
2 (do striptease) hacer striptease
modifier
strip cartoon (n) (Britain) tira (f) cómica; historieta (f); caricatura (f); (LAm)
strip club (n) club (m) de striptease
strip joint (n) especially (US)
strip club See culture box in entry strip.
strip light (n) lámpara (f) fluorescente
strip lighting (n) (Britain) alumbrado (m) fluorescente; alumbrado (m) de tubos
strip mine (n) (US) mina (f) a cielo abierto
strip mining (n) (US) minería (f) a cielo abierto
strip poker (n) strip póker (m)
strip search (n) registro (m) integral
strip show (n) espectáculo (m) de striptease
strip wash (n) lavado (m) por completo
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