- 1.1 (for unblocking drain) desatascador (masculine), chupona (feminine) (Spain/España) , destapador (masculine) (de caño) (Mexico/México) , sopapa (feminine) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) , sopapo (masculine) (Chile) , chupa (feminine) (Colombia) , goma (feminine) (Venezuela)More example sentences1.2 (piston) émbolo (masculine), pistón (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) plunger pump bomba (feminine) de émbolo or pistón
More example sentences1.3 (in syringe) émbolo (masculine)
- Take a suction cup plunger and pump it up and down directly over the clogged drain.
- Force as much water as possible out of traps with a plunger.
- Insert the plunger at an angle so no air is trapped under the cup.
- Invert the syringe (point tip upwards) and slowly press the plunger to a level that pushed out any large air bubbles that may be present.
- I could instantly see how the tea was progressing, and the plunger kept the leaves out of the way until the pot was drained.
- I may have to invest in a small coffee plunger, so I can froth my own milk.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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