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rap1 US English

Strike (a hard surface) with a series of rapid audible blows, especially in order to attract attention

rap2 US English

The smallest amount (used to add emphasis to a statement)

bum rap US English

A false charge, typically one leading to imprisonment

rap sheet US English

A criminal record

beat the rap in rap1 US English

Escape punishment for or be acquitted of a crime

take the rap in rap1 US English

Be punished or blamed, especially for something that is not one’s fault or for which others are equally responsible

beat the rap US English

Escape punishment for or be acquitted of a crime

take the rap US English

Be punished or blamed, especially for something that is not one’s fault or for which others are equally responsible

rap someone on the knuckles in rap1 US English

Rebuke or criticize someone

riprap US English

Loose stone used to form a foundation for a breakwater or other structure

rap someone on the knuckles US English

Rebuke or criticize someone

gangsta rap in gangsta US English

A type of rap music featuring aggressive lyrics, often with reference to gang violence

rap US Thesaurus

she rapped his fingers with a ruler

rap English-Spanish

golpe m

rap out English-Spanish

espetar, dar* en tono brusco

a bum rap in bum English-Spanish

una acusación falsa

to beat the rap in rap English-Spanish

escabullirse*, quedar impune

I don't care a rap in rap English-Spanish

me importa un bledo

to pin a rap on sb in rap English-Spanish

endilgarle* las culpas a algn, acusar a algn

to take the rap for sth in rap English-Spanish

cargar* con la culpa de algo, pagar* el pato (por algo) familiar/colloquial

there was a rap at the door in rap English-Spanish

se oyó un golpe en la puerta

we had a rap about old times in rap English-Spanish

estuvimos de cháchara rememorando los viejos tiempos

we used to rap out messages on the pipes in rap English-Spanish

nos mandábamos mensajes golpeando las tuberías

we used to rap out messages on the pipes in rap out English-Spanish

nos mandábamos mensajes golpeando las tuberías

to give sb a rap o to rap sb on oesp BrE over the knuckles in knuckle English-Spanish

llamarle la atención a algn, echarle un rapapolvo a algn, darle* un café a algn