- 1 1.1 [casa/mueble/zapatos] to clean; [arroz/lentejas] to wash; [pescado] to clean el camarero limpiaba el mostrador con un trapo the waiter was wiping the counter with a cloth la lluvia limpió el aire the rain cleared the air hay que limpiarlo en or a seco it must be dry-cleaned una infusión que limpia el hígado an infusion which cleanses the liver le tuve que limpiar las narices I had to wipe his nose le limpiaron el estómago he had his stomach pumped 1.2 [nombre] to clear; [honor] to restore
- 2 (dejar libre) limpiar algo
dealgo to clear sth ofsth limpiaron el jardín de hierbajos they cleared the garden of weeds
- 3 3.1 [familiar/colloquial] (en el juego) [persona] to clean … out [familiar/colloquial] 3.2 [familiar/colloquial] [ladrones] [casa] to clean … out [familiar/colloquial] 3.3 (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [argot/slang], (matar) to do away with [familiar/colloquial], to get rid of [familiar/colloquial], to ice [argot/slang]
limpiarse v pron
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