trepar

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trepar(
treh
-
pahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to ascend something)
a. to climb
Los niños treparon a un árbol sin el permiso de sus padres.The children climbed a tree without their parents' permission.
b. to scale
Fuimos al puerto y trepamos a un muro para tener una mejor vista.We went to the harbor and scaled a wall in order to get a better view.
2. (to grow)
a. to climb
Las enredaderas han trepado la pared entera.The vines have climbed all over the wall.
3. (to move up socially)
a. to climb the social ladder
No te cases con ella solo para trepar.Don't marry her just to climb the social ladder.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to ascend)
a. to climb
El niño se cayó mientras estaba trepando las escaleras.The boy fell while he was climbing the stairs.
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trepar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to climb
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (subir)
a. to climb
3. (colloquial)
a. to be a social climber
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trepar
intransitive verb
1 [+persona, animal] to climb
trepar a un árbol to climb (up) a tree
trepar a un avión
2 (Botánica) to climb;por up
transitive verb
trepar puestos to climb the ladder
en el Ministerio de Defensa, donde fue trepando puestos como servicial "número dos"
trepar
transitive verb
1 (Técnica) (taladrar) to drill; bore
2 (Cos) to trim
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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