tapiar
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tapiar(
tah
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pyahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to fence)
a. to wall in
Diego tuvo que tapiar su hacienda para impedir que los coyotes entraran a comerse los cerdos.Diego had to wall in his ranch to prevent the coyotes from coming in and eating the pigs.
2. (to block off)
a. to brick up
El ayuntamiento nos mandó tapiar las puertas y ventanas del edificio abandonado para que no lo ocupen ilegalmente.The local government ordered us to brick up the doors and windows of the abandoned building so that nobody would squat in it.
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tapiar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (obstruir)
a. to brick up
2. (cercar)
a. to wall in
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tapiar
transitive verb
1 [+jardín, terreno] to wall in
2 [+puerta, ventana] (con ladrillos) to brick up; (con tablas) to board up
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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tapiar con ladrillos
to brick up
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