nap
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nap(
nahp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sleep)
a. la siesta
(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).
After working all night, she needs a nap.Después de trabajar toda la noche, necesita una siesta.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to rest)
a. tomar una siesta
I nap every day at three o'clock.Tomo una siesta todos los días a las tres.
b. dormir una siesta
Be quiet! The baby is napping.¡Cállense! El bebé está durmiendo una siesta.
c. echarse una siesta
We close the store in the afternoon so everyone can nap and eat lunch.Cerramos la tienda en la tarde para que todos puedan echarse una siesta y almorzar.
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nap
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of cloth)
a. la pelusa f, lanilla
(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).
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nap [næp]
noun
sueñecito (m); (in afternoon) siesta (f)
to have or take a nap echar un sueñecito/una siesta
intransitive verb
dormitar
to catch sb napping pillar a algn desprevenido
to be caught napping estar desprevenido
nap [næp]
noun
(on cloth) lanilla (f); pelusa (f)
nap [næp]
noun
(Cards) (game) napolitana (f)
to go nap jugarse el todo;on a;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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