whip
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whip(
wihp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (striking instrument)
a. el látigo
(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).
The cart driver used a whip to drive his mule.El carretero usaba un látigo para arrear a su mula.
b. la fusta
(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).
(horseback riding)
The rider barely ever had to used a whip on his horse.El jinete casi nunca tenía que usar la fusta con su caballo.
c. el fuete
(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).
(horseback riding)
I put on my helmet, grabbed the whip, and mounted the horse.Me puse el casco, agarré el fuete y monté el caballo.
d. el azote
(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).
(for punishment)
Whoever steals will be punished with the whip.El que robe será castigado con el azote.
2. (culinary)
a. el batido
(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).
The cake comes with a strawberry whip.El pastel viene acompañado de un batido de fresa.
3. (politics)
a. el parlamentario
(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).
, la parlamentaria
(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).
The whip made sure everyone in the legislature voted.El parlamentario se aseguró de que todos en la legislatura votaran.
4. (voting summons) (United Kingdom)
a. la citación
(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).
Some members of the party got a whip to attend the internal election.Algunos miembros del partido recibieron una citación para asistir a la elección interna.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to strike)
a. azotar
The landowner whipped the peasant for blaspheming.El terrateniente azotó al campesino por blasfemar.
b. fustigar
The rider whipped the horse, but it wouldn't cross the river.El jinete fustigó al caballo, pero no quiso atravesar el río.
c. dar una paliza
The angry mom whipped her child for lying to her.La mamá enojada le dio una paliza a su hijo por decirle mentiras.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to defeat)
a. dar una paliza
El Barça whipped Real Madrid, 4-0.El Barça le dio una paliza al Real Madrid 4-0.
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to steal) (United Kingdom)
a. birlar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The girl whipped an apple from the stand when no one was watching.La niña birló una manzana del puesto cuando nadie la miraba.
b. volarse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Because he didn't have any money, the boy decided to whip the toy.Como no tenía dinero, el niño decidió volarse el juguete.
8. (to wind around)
a. reforzar (rope)
We whipped the line to a pylon to keep the boat from floating away.Reforzamos la cuerda a un pilón para evitar que el bote se fuera a la deriva.
b. sobrehilar (sewing)
The tailor whipped the end of the belt so it wouldn't come undone again.El sastre sobrehiló el extremo del cinturón para que no volviera a deshacerse.
9. (culinary)
a. batir
Whip the egg whites and add the sugar little by little until the meringue is ready.Bata las claras y agregue el azúcar poco a poco hasta que el merengue esté listo.
b. montar
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The cook whipped the cream until it was thick.El cocinero montó la nata hasta que quedó consistente.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
10. (to lash)
a. azotar
The elastic let go and whipped across my arm.El elástico se soltó y me azotó el brazo.
11. (to do something quickly)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
We got in the car and whipped across town.Nos metimos en el carro y nos fuimos a toda prisa.
Your brother whipped through those math problems. It only took him a few minutes.Tu hermano hizo esos problemas de matemáticas volando. Tardó solo unos minutos.
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whip
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for punishment)
a. el látigo
(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).
2. (for horse)
a. la fusta
(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).
3. (parliament)
a. encargado de mantener la disciplina de un partido político en el parlamento (person)
4. (document) (United Kingdom)
a. despacho enviado a un diputado por su portavoz de grupo en el que se le insta a asistir al parlamento para votar en un asunto determinado
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (lash, hit)
a. azotar
6. (horse)
a. fustigar
7. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
he whipped the crowd into a frenzyexaltó al gentío
8. (colloquial)
a. dar una paliza a (defeat)
9. (colloquial)
a. birlar, mangar (steal)
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whip [wɪp]
noun
1 (for training, driving animals) látigo (m); (riding crop) fusta (f); fuete (m); (LAm)
jockeys found guilty of excessive use of the whip should be disqualified
(for punishment) azote (m)
he was given 20 lashes of the whip le dieron 20 latigazos con el azote
2 (Britain) (Parl) (person) diputado encargado de la disciplina del partido en el parlamento
chief whip diputado jefe encargado de la disciplina del partido en el parlamento
(call)
there may be a whip for next week's vote on corporal punishment
(two-line/three-line) whip citación (con subrayado doble/triple) para que un diputado acuda a votar en una cuestión importante
The latest amendment, backed by many Conservatives in defiance of a two-line whip, was to the Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings a [three-line] whip the former Secretary of State for Defence condemned the Government's unprecedented decision to impose a three-line whip against the legislation a three-line whip was imposed on members to [resign] the whip to [withdraw] the whip from sb he said he'd be prepared to have the party whip withdrawn if that was what his supporters wanted
note See culture box in entry leader.
3 (Cookery) batido (m) de claras de huevo o nata; (de claras de huevo o nata)
a banana whip
transitive verb
1 (with whip, stick) [+horse] fustigar; [+person] azotar; [+child] dar un azote a, dar una paliza a
he threatened to have him whipped or executed right then and there they whipped to death a man accused of rape to whip sb/sth into [shape] few people doubt his ability to whip the economy into shape he came on at half-time against Oldham on Saturday to whip his side into shape for some exercise fanatics there's also a self-destructive element, as /they try to whip their bodies into shape/ he could whip a crowd into a frenzy
to whip into a frenzy
he was whipping the crowd into a frenzy estaba provocando el frenesí en la multitud
his men were not a particularly brave lot, but they could be whipped into a frenzy he could whip a crowd into hysteria politicians and businessmen have whipped themselves into a panic fans whipped themselves into such a frenzy that they climbed onto the stage
2 [+wind] azotar
the wind whipped her skirts around her legs el viento hacía que la falda le azotara las piernas
the wind whipped my face the rain whipped her face the late September wind was cold, and /it whipped strands of her hair across her face
3 (Cookery) [+cream] montar; [+mixture, egg white] batir
4 (defeat) dar una paliza a (informal)
my dad can whip your dad we'll whip the Poms, easy
5
making quick movement he whipped the book [away from] me he whipped the book [off] the table he whipped the letter [out of] my hand (remove) he whipped a gun out of his pocket en un abrir y cerrar de ojos sacó un revólver del bolsillo; he whipped the letter out of my hand me quitó la carta de la mano de un tirón; me arrebató la carta
6 (rush)
they whipped her into hospital la llevaron al hospital a toda prisa
7 (Britain) (steal) mangar (informal); birlar (informal)
somebody's whipped my watch! there's ten tins in the back I whipped from the stores at Amirya
8 (strengthen) [+rope] reforzar
9 (Cos) [+hem, seam] sobrehilar
intransitive verb
1 (speed, rush)
I whipped into a parking space me metí enseguida en un hueco para aparcar; I'll just whip into the chemist's voy en un segundo a la farmacia
the lorry whipped [past] the sound of the ball whipping past my nose the car whipped [round] the corner
2 (lash)
the rope broke and whipped across his face la cuerda se rompió y le azotó la cara
the wind whipped [through] the trees Hurricane Andrew whipped through Florida as the man in front forced a way through the undergrowth, /branches whipped back in my face/
3 (flap) batir
blond strands of hair whipped in the wind
the rigging was whipping against the mast of the yacht las jarcias batían contra el mástil del yate
all that could be seen of the ship were her flags whipping in the wind
modifier
whip hand (n)
to have the whip hand llevar la voz cantante
to have the whip hand over sb llevar ventaja a algn
these days the shopper has the whip hand and will not buy if stores fail to lower their prices
En el Parlamento británico la disciplina de partido está a cargo de un grupo de parlamentarios llamados whips, encabezados por el Chief Whip. Están encargados de informar al resto de miembros del partido de los asuntos del Parlamento, comunicar a los líderes las opiniones de los parlamentarios y asegurarse de que todos ellos asistan a la Cámara de los Comunes (House of Commons) y acudan a las votaciones importantes, lo que puede ser crucial cuando el gobierno no tiene mayoría absoluta. Tanto el gobierno como la oposición tienen sus propios whips y por lo general todos ellos ostentan también altos cargos en la Administración del Estado, si pertenecen al partido del gobierno.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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