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pop
British English: /pɒp/
American English: /pɑp/

Translation of pop in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد -pp-

  • 1
    [informal] (to burst) (Form I) (stem vowel = i) (a balloon, bubble)
  • 2
    (to remove) (مُحْدِثاً فَرْقَعةً) (a cork)
  • 3 [informal] (to put) See examples: to pop something in the oven/in one's mouth
    أَلْقى شَيْئاً في الفُرْنِ \ في فَمِهِ
    to pop one's head through the window/round the door
    أَطَلَّ بِرَأْسِهِ من خِلالِ النافِذةِ \ من وَراءِ البابِ

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد -pp-

  • 1
    (to go bang) (balloons, corks) (stem vowel = i) (Form I)
    her eyes were popping out of her head
    كادَتْ عَيْناها تَقْفِزانِ من مُقْلَتَيْهِما
    one of her buttons popped open
    سَقَطَ أَحَدُ أَزْرارِ ثَوْبِها فَجْأةً
  • 3 [informal] (to go) See examples: to pop next door
    (قامَ بِزِيارةٍ خاطِفةٍ إلى الجيرانِ)
    I'll pop back later
    سَأَعودُ عَمّا قَليلٍ
    she popped out for some bread
    ذَهَبَتْ لِشِراءِ بَعْضِ الخُبْزِ

noun/اسم

  • 3
    (popular music)
    موسيقى البوب

Idioms

to pop the question

طَلَبَ يَدَ شَخْصٍ للزَواجِ

Phrasal verbs

pop in

[informal] (to visit) (stem vowel = u) (Form I)
I'll pop in later
سَأَقومُ بِزِيارةٍ خاطِفةٍ لاحِقاً
pop [something] in
[informal] (to put in) (وَضَعَ [شَيْئاً] في شَيْءٍ) (a coin, chicken)

pop off

[informal] 1
(to die) (stem vowel = u) (Form I)
she popped off on her eightieth birthday
ماتَتْ في عيدِ ميلادِها الثَمانينَ
2 (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية)
(to leave) (Form III)
they have popped off to my aunt's for a day or two
ذَهَبوا إلى عَمَّتي في زِيارةٍ خاطِفةٍ تَسْتَغْرِقُ يَوْماً أو يَوْمَيْنِ

pop up

[informal]
(problems, a long-lost cousin) (فَجْأةً)

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