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prop 1

American English: /prɑp/
British English: /prɒp/

noun

  • 1 (holding up roof etc) she was his prop in times of crisis
    ella era su apoyo or sostén en momentos de crisis
    Example sentences
    • I've still got the props up supporting the house.
    • The entire structure is supported with conventional props and crossbeams.
    • Creating an intense heat and light that at once attracts and repels, the hand leans backwards, resting on a prop not unlike the beams used to construct roofs of houses.
  • 3 (Aviation) [slang]
    Example sentences
    • The engine went to Sam Thompson, the prop to California Propeller and parts to other contractors.
    • In a turboprop aircraft, putting the props in the beta position creates an extraordinary speed brake.
    • Most of the aircraft have no logbooks, have run-out engines and props, and need a lot of work.

transitive verb -pp-

  • to prop something against something
    apoyar algo en or contra algo
    it was propped against the wall
    estaba apoyado en or contra la pared
    the door was propped open with a brick
    un ladrillo mantenía la puerta abierta
    Example sentences
    • He leaned back on one foot and propped his bayonet against the wall.
    • Vice propped his bass on the stand and sprinted to the house next door.
    • She propped the note on the night stand next to Russell's side of the mattress and returned to the door to gaze out.

Phrasal verbs

prop up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
1 (support)
(wall/building)
sostener
apuntalar
2 (lean) he was propped up in bed
estaba recostado en la cama
I propped the bicycle up against the wall
apoyé la bicicleta contra la pared
3
(regime)
apoyar
ayudar a mantener en el poder
the company is being propped up by government loans
la compañía se mantiene a flote gracias a préstamos del gobierno
they bought shares to prop up the price
compraron acciones para mantener la cotización or para evitar que bajara la cotización

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prop 2
American English: /prɑp/
British English: /prɒp/

noun

  • (Cinema, Theater)
    accesorio (masculine)
    objeto (masculine) de utilería or (Spain) (Mexico) del attrezzo
    he uses his hat as a comic prop
    se vale del sombrero como elemento cómico
    she's in charge of props
    está a cargo de la utilería or (Spain) (Mexico) del attrezzo
    (before noun) prop oprops department
    utilería (feminine) or (Spain) (Mexico) attrezzo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The pair's ambition is to make their living producing scenery, costumes and props for museums, theatres, themed bars, film and television.
    • It involved actors and local children who had attended workshops beforehand to produce props and costumes.
    • Anita's visual interpretation using excellent lights, costumes and props makes this production an enriching experience.

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