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American English: /hɑrp/
British English: /hɑːp/

Translation of harp in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • On the modern harp, players pluck the strings near the middle with the pads of their fingers.
    • The angels are playing a collection of musical instruments, including the harp, tambourine, cymbals, lyre and psaltery.
    • Much of it has a suspended quality, of time stretched out, elongated, with overlapping waves of strummings that variously suggest guitars, harps, bells, and dulcimers constellating about a central drone.

Phrasal verbs

harp on

1verb + preposition + object
insistir sobre
I wish she'd stop harping on the subject
¿por qué no se dejará de insistir sobre el tema?
2verb + adverb [colloquial]to harp on about something
insistir sobre algo
don't keep harping on about it!
¡no sigas con eso!
¡déjate de insistir or [colloquial] de machacar sobre eso!
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