trincar
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trincar(
treeng
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kahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to pinion)
a. to hold by the arms
Uno de los dos encapuchados trincó a la víctima, y el otro le quitó la cartera.One of the two hooded guys held their victim by the arms, and the other one took his wallet.
b. to hold
Hicieron falta tres hombres para trincar al atacante.It took three men to hold the attacker.
2. (to bind)
a. to tie up
Las marcas en las muñecas de la mujer se deben a que el secuestrador la trincó con una soga.The marks on the woman's wrists are due to the fact that the kidnapper tied her up with a rope.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to rob)
a. to steal
El ladrón trincó un anillo valorado en varios miles de euros.The thief stole a ring worth several thousand euros.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to arrest)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to nick
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La poli trincó al delincuente justo cuando iba a cometer otro delito.The cops nicked the criminal just as he was about to commit another crime.
5. (to cut into small pieces)
a. to shred
Como llevo ortodoncia, necesito trincar la comida para poder masticarla.Since I am wearing braces, I need to shred the food to be able to chew it.
b. to chop up
Trinca el bistec para que pueda comerlo el abuelo.Chop up the steak so that grandad can eat it.
trincarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to drink alcohol)
a. to drink
Jaime está tan borracho porque se trincó dos botellas de vino él solo.Jaime is so drunk because he drank two bottles of wine by himself.
7.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to fuck)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to screw
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
María se trincó a tres tíos en una semana.Maria screwed three guys in one week.
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trincar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (colloquial)
a. to grab
han trincado al ladrónthey've caught the thief
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trincar
transitive verb
1 (atar) to tie up; bind; (Náutica) to lash
2 (inmovilizar) to pinion; hold by the arms
3 (detener) to nick (familiar)
4 (matar) to do in (familiar)
5 (copular) to screw (vulgar)
6 (Centroamérica) (S. Cone) (México) (exprimir) to squeeze; press
7 (S. Cone)
me trinca que ... I have a hunch that ...
pronominal verb
trincarse (Centroamérica) (México)
trincarse a hacer algo to start to do sth o doing sth; set about doing sth
trincar
transitive verb
1 (romper) to break up
2 (cortar) [+carne] to chop up; [+papel] to tear up
trincar
transitive verb
intransitive verb
(beber) to drink
pronominal verb
trincarse (Caribe) (México) to get drunk
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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