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Inglés americano: /zɪp/
Inglés británico: /zɪp/

Traducción de zip en español:


  • 1 uncountable (vigor) [colloquial]
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Even in the scrappy draw with Everton last Monday, there were signs that it has given them a bit of their old zip, and they will approach this afternoon in good spirits.
    • Want to add some crunch to your salad, some zing to your pasta, some zip to your dip?
    • The zip she detects in Tokyo is missing in London and/or Paris and/or New York, she is saying.
  • 3 countable (fastener) (British English) zipper
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Miss Stephenson was wearing black baggy knee-length combat trousers covered in zips and chains, and knee-length stripy socks with white Adidas trainers.
    • Today, however, I set out for the walk and the zip stayed open as I pulled it up.
    • Yes, belts, buckles and zips are high fashion for us men this winter.

transitive verb -pp-

  • 1
    cerrar la cremallera or (in Latin America also) el cierre or (in Central America, Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela also) el zíper de
    she zipped herself into her dress
    se puso el vestido y se subió la cremallera ( or el cierre etc)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Liz stood at the door in gray sweatpants and a black jacket that was zipped up.
    • However they imagined this end, I cannot help but seeing an image of a body bag being zipped up.
    • I pulled out three dollars and zipped my purse.
  • 2 (Computing)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The standard way around this is to zip the executable files before sending them.
    • The Trojan arrives in an e-mail with an attachment that is zipped and contains an executable.
    • Like the smaller test, we'll be zipping the images into one zip file, then testing again with all the files separate.

intransitive verb -pp-

  • 1 (with zipper) Ver ejemplos: the suitcase zips open/shut
    la maleta se abre/cierra con cremallera ( or cierre etc)
    the hood zips on
    la capucha se pone con cremallera ( or cierre etc)
  • 2 (move fast) [colloquial]the morning zipped by
    la mañana (se) pasó volando [colloquial]
    we zipped through the work
    (nos) despachamos el trabajo en un santiamén [colloquial]
    to zip past
    pasar volando or como una flecha [colloquial]
    pasar silbando
    we zipped along
    íbamos a toda mecha or a todo trapo [colloquial]
    I'll just zip out and post this letter
    salgo volando a echar esta carta [colloquial]
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Brooks, a war correspondent, has obviously done her homework, and her first novel zips along entertainingly, filled with incident and detail.
    • The magnesium catches fire and zips around on the surface of the water.
    • I literally feel life zip by me while I stand rooted.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • First, Ginobili drove the lane and drew Duncan's defender, zipping a pass to Duncan all alone on the baseline for a 19-footer.
    • Carr zipped a perfect pass to a wide-open Johnson, who dropped the easy catch that would have given Houston another third down conversion.
    • Against the Kings, Yao zipped a no-look scoop pass across the court to PG Steve Francis.


Verbos con partícula

zip up

1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
will you zip me up, please?
¿me subes la cremallera or (in Latin America also) el cierre or (in Central America, Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela also) el zíper?
2v + adj
the dress zips up at the back
el vestido se cierra con una cremallera or (in Latin America also) con un cierre or (in Central America, Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela also) con un zíper en la espalda

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    Pronunciación: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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