sip(
sihp
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to take a small drink)
a. beber a sorbos
If you sip your coffee, you won't get burned.Si bebes el café a sorbos, no te quemarás.
The little girl stared at the cat while she sipped her apple juice.La niñita se quedó mirando la gata mientras bebía su jugo de manzana a sorbos.
b. sorber
He makes so much noise when he sips his soda.Hace mucho ruido cuando sorbe su refresco.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to take a small drink)
a. beber a sorbos
She sipped at her tequila throughout the night.Bebió el tequila a sorbos durante toda la noche.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (mouthful of liquid)
a. el sorbo
(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).
(M)
She took a sip of her drink.Dio un sorbo a su bebida.
b. el sorbito
(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).
(M)
I'm so thirsty. Would you give me a sip of your juice?Tengo mucha sed. ¿Me darías un sorbito a tu jugo?
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sip
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el sorbo
(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).
(M)
to take a sip (of something)dar un sorbo (a algo)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. sorber, beber a sorbos
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a.
she sipped at her drinkbebió un sorbo
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sip [sɪp]
noun
sorbo (m)
transitive verb
sorber; beber a sorbos
intransitive verb
(also sip at) sorber; beber a sorbitos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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