zamparse
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zamparse(
sahm
-
pahr
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seh
)
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to gobble down)
a. to wolf down
¿Cómo puedes haberte zampado dos pizzas tú solo?How could you have wolfed down two pizzas all by yourself?
2. (to thrust; used with "a" or "en")
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to throw oneself at
Dani se zampó a los columpios en cuanto llegó al parque.Dani threw himself at the swings as soon as he got to the park.
zampar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to scarf down)
a. to wolf down
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Después de zampar medio kilo de pienso, el perro se quedó dormido.After wolfing down more than a pound of dry kibble, the dog fell asleep.
4. (to put)
a. to stick
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Si zampas la mano dentro del agua hirviendo te escaldarás.If you stick your hand in the boiling water, you will get scalded.
5. (to move hurriedly)
a. to shove
Laura zampó sus peluches en el armario cuando su nuevo novio llamó al timbre.Laura shoved her cuddly toys in the closet when her new boyfriend rang the bell.
6. (to deliver)
a. to give
Sonia le zampó una cachetada a su novio por haberle mentido.Sonia gave her boyfriend a slap for having lied to her.
7. (to say)
a. to come out and say
Miguel y yo estábamos hablando sobre amor cuando me zampó que me amaba.Miguel and I were talking about love when he came out and said that he loved me.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
8.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to eat greedily)
a. to stuff one's face
Llevo zampando desde que me levanté y sigo teniendo hambre.I've been stuffing my face since I woke up and I'm still hungry.
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zampar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (meter)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to shove, to stick
2. (decir)
a. to say (right out)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. to gobble
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
4. (general)
a. to wolf down
b. to scoff (United Kingdom)
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zampar
transitive verb
1 (esconder) to put away hurriedly;en in
2 (sumergir) to plunge;en into
3 (arrojar) to hurl; dash;en against, to
lo zampó en el suelo he hurled o dashed it to the floor
4 (comer) to wolf down
5 (Latinoamérica)
zampar una torta a algn to wallop sb (familiar)
intransitive verb
to gobble
pronominal verb
zamparse
1 (lanzarse) to bump; crash
se zampó en medio del corro he thrust himself roughly into the circle
2 (en fiesta, reunión) to gatecrash; go along uninvited
3
zamparse en to dart into; shoot into; se zampó en el cine he shot into the cinema
4 (comerse)
zamparse algo to wolf sth down; se zampó cuatro porciones enteras he wolfed down four whole helpings
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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