tapizar
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tapizar(
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pee
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sahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to put a covering on)
a. to upholster (furniture)
Vi en una revista un proyecto para tapizar la cabecera de la cama.I saw a project in a magazine for upholstering a headboard.
b. to carpet (surfaces)
Los pisos de la casa son de madera pero los habían tapizado de pared a pared con una alfombra roja.The house has wooden floors, but they had been carpeted wall to wall with red carpet.
c. to cover
¿Te gusta la tela que compré para tapizar las sillas del comedor?Do you like the fabric I bought to cover the dining room chairs?
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to line)
a. to carpet
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
La marea fuerte tapizó las arenas de conchas y algas.The sands were carpeted with shells and seaweed by the strong tide.
b. to cover
El paisaje tapizado por la nieve se veía muy tranquilo.The landscape covered in snow looked very peaceful.
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tapizar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (mueble)
a. to upholster
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
tapizar
transitive verb
1 [+muebles] to upholster; cover; [+coche] to upholster; [+suelo] to carpet; cover; [+pared] to hang with tapestries
2 to carpet;con, de with
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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