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Inglés americano: /skælp/
Inglés británico: /skalp/

Traducción de scalp en español:


  • 1 (Anatomy)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Sometimes, this fungus can cause our scalps to shed skin cells too quickly.
    • Medically speaking, it is a condition where the skin cells on the scalp go into over drive and are produced in excess, which gives rise to irritation and itching.
    • Dandruff is characterised by small, loose flakes of dead skin on the scalp or trapped in the hair.
  • 2 (as trophy) to be after somebody's scalp
    ir por or (Spain tb) a por alguien
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Young Pawnee warriors proudly stole horses and scalps from their enemies, the Sioux.
    • The differences between what happened at Fort William Henry and at Niagara need not be seen as evolutionary; the aftermath of battle had yielded many scalps and prisoners for the Iroquois at Niagara.
    • After the Indians killed soldiers, they would take their scalps as trophies.

transitive verb

  • 1 (person)to scalp somebody
    arrancarle la cabellera a alguien
    I'll scalp him!
    ¡lo voy a matar!
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • This squares with the team song, which goes on about scalping the enemy and other warrior skills, befitting for a game of violence, which football clearly is (I speak as a fan).
    • Historians Hippocrates and Herodotus thought that the Amazons had to fight until they had scalped three enemies before they were permitted to mate.
    • Where almost all the bodies of the Cavalry soldiers had been scalped the bodies of Keogh and Custer were not harmed apart from their battle wounds.
  • 2 [colloquial]
    revender (a precio inflado)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • I would like feedback on this new project I'm working on though, without posting it preferably, because I have a feeling I'd be scalped for starting something new when I'm working on this.
    • He carefully moved aside papers; he knew if he messed up his mother's work she'd scalp him.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Last spring, fans scalped tickets at Boston-New York spring training games!
    • Bobby began his working life scalping tickets to Boston Celtics games and ended up buying the hallowed parquet floor of the Boston Garden before it was torn down.
    • Tickets were being scalped for $200, and commemorative pins were sold to mark the occasion.
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