swap
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (exchange)
a. el intercambio
(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).
I had no use for my raffle prize, so I asked Stuart to do a swap.No me servía lo que gané en la rifa, así que le pedí a Stuart que hiciéramos un intercambio.
b. el trueque
(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 two baseball teams negotiated a swap.Los dos equipos de beisbol negociaron un trueque.
c. la permuta
(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 arranged a clothing swap with a stylish couple from Vancouver.Acordamos una permuta de ropa con una pareja elegante de Vancouver.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to exchange)
a. intercambiar
We should meet up some time to swap ideas about the party.Tenemos que reunirnos un día de estos para intercambiar ideas sobre la fiesta.
b. cambiar
The hat she gave me was too small, so I took it back to the shop and swapped it for a bigger one.La gorra que me regaló me quedaba muy pequeña, así que la devolví a la tienda y la cambié por una más grande.
c. trocar
She often swaps clothes with her girlfriends.A menudo trueca ropa con sus amigas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to exchange)
a. hacer un intercambio
You have an exercise bike you never use and I don't need my lawnmower any more. Why don't we swap?Tú tienes una bicicleta estática que nunca usas, y yo ya no necesito mi cortacéspedes. ¿Por qué no hacemos un intercambio?
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swap
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el trueque m, intercambio
(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).
to do a swaphacer un trueque
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to swap something for somethingcambiar algo por algo
to swap places with somebodycambiarse de sitio con alguien
to swap insults/ideasintercambiar insultos/ideas
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. hacer un intercambio
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swap [swɒp]
noun
(exchange) trueque (m); canje (m)
swaps (when collecting) duplicados (m); it's a fair swap es un trato equitativo
transitive verb
[+cars, stamps] trocar; canjear; intercambiar
will you swap your hat for my jacket? ¿quieres cambiar tu sombrero por mi chaqueta?; we sat swapping reminiscences estábamos contando nuestros recuerdos; to swap stories (with sb) contarse chascarrillos or historietas (con algn); to swap places (with sb) cambiar(se) de sitio con algn; I wouldn't mind swapping places with him! ¡ya me gustaría a mí estar en su pellejo!
intransitive verb
hacer un intercambio
I asked her but she wouldn't swap se lo pedí pero no quería cambiarse; I wouldn't swap with anyone no me cambiaría por nadie; do you want to swap? ¿quieres que cambiemos?
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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swap meet
la reunión de intercambio
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