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

Traducción de zip en español:

noun

  • 1 uncountable (vigor) [colloquial]
    garra (feminine) [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
    (pocket/bag)
    cerrar la cremallera or ( (Latin America) tb) el cierre or ( (Central America) (Cuba) (Mexico) (Venezuela) tb) 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)
    (file)
    comprimir
    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) 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]
    (bullet)
    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.

pronoun

  • (American English) [colloquial]
    nada de nada [colloquial]
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • That will mean that anyone earning under $38,000 gets zero, zippo, and members of Parliament get at least $100 a week extra.
    • And you don't have to sacrifice zip for cleaner air.
    • I checked in on concerned daughter, again zippo.

Verbos con partícula

zip up

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

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