- 1 countable/numerable (blow) golpe (masculine) there was a rap at the door se oyó un golpe en la puerta I don't care a rap [colloquial/familiar] me importa un bledo or un pepino or un rábano or un comino [colloquial/familiar] knuckle 1More example sentences
- A sharp rap at the door of the dressing room broke the two out of their romantic interlude.
- Three sharp raps at the door interrupted his speech and Ben looked helplessly to Marie.
- A sharp rap at the door made the quartet's heads turn simultaneously toward the door.
- 2 (no plural/sin plural) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (criticism) crítica (feminine), acusación (feminine) 2.2 (conviction) to pin a rap on sb endilgarle* las culpas a algn, acusar a algn to take the rap for sth cargar* con la culpa de algo, pagar* el pato (por algo) [colloquial/familiar] to beat the rap escabullirse*, quedar impuneMore example sentences
- Removing him for this game serves the dual purpose of delivering a sharp rap to him as he searches about for his best form and adding some extra strength to Kerry's attack in Liam Hassett.
- 3 3.1 uncountable/no numerable (chat) [colloquial/familiar] charla (feminine), cháchara (feminine) [colloquial/familiar] we had a rap about old times estuvimos de cháchara rememorando los viejos tiempos [colloquial/familiar] 3.2 c and u [Music/Música] rap (masculine)More example sentences
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- Both fans of techno and fans of rap music should enjoy this album.
- She was listening rock music and rap from a small black radio that was next to her.
- The book is well written, carefully researched, and nicely organized, and its study of the early origins of rap is fascinating.
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- Big Boi's raps are, as always, inventive, the words tumbling out with speed and bite.
- Their raps may be blazing, but the melodies deliberately evoke early Beach Boys memories.
- Vordul's verse is uninspiring and sounds much more like spoken word poetry, rather than a proper rap.
- He's pretty quiet at the hall meetings and the rap group sessions.
- So whenever Hilary has any of her cronies over, I have to suffer through a rap session blaring from her room.
- In a calm, cool, and extremely friendly way, hold a rap session with your dancers and their parents.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-pp-)
- 2 (chat) [colloquial/familiar] cotorrear [colloquial/familiar]
transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-pp-)
rap outverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 [order] espetar, dar* en tono brusco so did you, he rapped out —tú también —le espetó 1.2 [rhythm] golpetear we used to rap out messages on the pipes nos mandábamos mensajes golpeando las tuberías
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.