swipe

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swipe(
swayp
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to slide)
a. pasar
I'm sorry sir; can I ask you to swipe your card one more time?Lo siento, señor; ¿le puedo pedir que pase su tarjeta una vez más?
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to hit)
a. golpear
Before I even knew what was happening, her boyfriend had swiped me on the head.Antes que me enterara de lo que sucedía, su novio me había golpeado en la cabeza.
b. pegar
Your cat swiped me with its paw so I would give it some of my tuna sandwich.Tu gato me pegó con la pata para que le diera de mi sándwich de atún.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to steal)
a. birlar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I woke up in the middle of the park, only to find that someone had swiped my wallet.Me desperté tirado en el parque, y me di cuenta de que me habían birlado la billetera.
b. afanar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
We got distracted talking on the bus, and someone swiped my cell phone.Nos distrajimos conversando en el bus, y alguien se afanó mi celular.
c. volar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
¡Chin! Me volaron la mochila en la estación del metro.Shoot! Someone swiped my backpack in the metro.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to try to hit)
a. intentar dar un golpe
Bruce swiped at the bouncer, but he ended up falling facedown in the street.Bruce intentó dar un golpe al gorila, pero acabó cayendo boca abajo en la calle.
b. intentar pegar
The masked man swiped at me, but he missed and hit the wall instead.El hombre enmascarado intentó pegarme, pero no acertó y golpeó la pared.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
5. (whack)
a. el golpe
(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)
The boxer dodged the vicious swipe and landed a left hook.El boxeador esquivó el feroz golpe y atestó un gancho de izquierda.
6.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(criticism)
a. el ataque
(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)
The singer got political, taking swipes at the city's mayor.El cantante hizo comentarios políticos, dirigiendo ataques hacia el alcalde de la ciudad.
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swipe
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (with fist or stick)
a.
to take a swipe at somebodydirigir un golpe a alguien
2. (fig)
a.
the program takes a swipe at the rich and famousel programa dirige sus ataques contra los ricos y famosos
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (colloquial)
a. afanar, birlar (steal)
b. bajar
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (general)
a.
to swipe at somebody/somethingintentar dar un golpe a alguien/algo
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swipe [swaɪp]
noun
to take a swipe at sb asestar un golpe a algn
transitive verb
1 (hit) golpear; pegar
2 (steal) birlar (informal); afanar (informal)
3 (Comput) [+card] pasar por un lector de tarjetas; (por un lector de tarjetas)
data on what you buy is collected automatically by swiping a card, and the information passed back to a central database Details about the 500 pupils involved are sent to a central computer which logs the exact time they swiped their cards through the receiver
intransitive verb
to swipe at sth/sb asestar un golpe a algo/algn
modifier
swipe card (n) tarjeta (f) de banda magnética
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