trasquilar
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trasquilar(
trahs
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kee
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lahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to fleece)
a. to shear
El gaucho trasquiló a todo el rebaño, incluso la oveja negra.The gaucho sheared the entire stock, including the black one.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to give a bad haircut)
a. to scalp
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡No te voy a dejar cortarme el cabello! Me vas a trasquilar.I'm not going to let you cut my hair! You'll scalp me.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Ayer fui a que me cortaran el cabello y me trasquilaron.I got my hair cut yesterday and it looks like I put my head in a weed whacker.
¡El peluquero trasquiló a mi hermana justo el día antes de su boda!The hairdresser gave my sister a terrible haircut the day right before her wedding!
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to shorten)
a. to cut
El director trasquiló varias escenas de acción.The director cut many action scenes.
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trasquilar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (esquilar)
a. to shear
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
me trasquilaron (el pelo)they gave me a terrible haircut
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trasquilar
transitive verb
1 [+oveja] to shear; [+pelo, persona] to crop
ir por lana y volver trasquilado to get more than you bargained for
2 (cortar) to cut (down)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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