splash
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splash(
splahsh
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to cause liquid to fall)
a. salpicar
Don't splash your brother in the pool.No salpiques a tu hermano en la piscina.
The cars splashed the pedestrians who were walking in the rain.Los carros salpicaron los peatones que iban caminando bajo la lluvia.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to make wet by falling liquid)
a. salpicar
Wine splashed all over my dress.Mi vestido se salpicó de vino.
3. (to move in water)
a. chapotear
My children love splashing in the puddles after a rainstorm.A mis niños les encanta chapotear en los charcos después de un aguacero.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (burst of liquid)
a. la salpicadura
(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).
They heard the splashes of the pool from the locker room.Oyeron las salpicaduras de a piscina desde el vestuario.
b. el chapoteo
(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 lay in bed listening to the splash of the waves against the hull of the ship.Estaba tendido en la cama escuchando el chapoteo de las olas contra el casco del barco.
5. (small amount)
a. el chorrito
(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).
You can add a splash of red wine to the sauce.Puedes agregar un chorrito de vino tinto a la salsa.
b. el poquito
(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).
You don't need to add more than a splash of vinegar to the volcano to cause a chemical reaction.No hacer falta echar más que un poquito de vinagre al volcán para provocar una reacción química.
6. (stain)
a. la mancha
(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).
His overalls were covered in splashes of paint.Su overol estaba cubierto de manchas de pintura.
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splash
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of liquid)
a. la salpicadura
(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).
there was a loud splashse oyó un fuerte ruido de algo cayendo al agua
to fall into the water with a splashcaer al agua salpicando
2. (fam fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to make a splashcausar sensación
3. (of color)
a. la mancha
(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).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (general)
a. salpicar
a photo was splashed across the front pagepublicaron una gran foto en la portada
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (water, waves)
a. salpicar
6. (children)
a. chapotear
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splash [splæʃ]
noun
1 (spray) salpicadura (f); (splashing noise) chapoteo (m)
I heard a splash oí un chapoteo; it fell with a great splash into the water hizo mucho ruido al caer al agua; whisky with a splash of water whisky (m) con un poquitín de agua
2 (patch, spot) [of light] mancha (f)
a splash of colour una mancha de color
3
with a great splash of publicity con mucho bombo publicitario (informal)
to make a splash causar sensación
transitive verb
1 (gen) salpicar
to splash sb with water salpicar a algn de agua; don't splash me! ¡no me salpiques!; he splashed water on his face se echó agua en la cara
2 (stain) manchar
to splash paint on the floor manchar el suelo de pintura
3
the story was splashed across the front page el reportaje apareció con grandes titulares en primera plana
intransitive verb
1 [+liquid, mud etc]
mud splashed all over his trousers el barro le salpicó los pantalones
2 [+person, animal] (in water) chapotear
to splash across a stream cruzar un arroyo chapoteando
to splash about in the water
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