There are 2 translations of scrub in Spanish:

scrub1

Pronunciation: /skrʌb/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-bb-)

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [person] restregarse*, refregarse*

noun/nombre

  • (act) (no plural/sin plural) he gave the floor a good scrub fregó bien el piso ([ con cepillo ]) give your knees a good scrub restriégate or refriégate bien las rodillas
    More example sentences
    • Performing a surgical hand scrub before a surgical procedure is intended to reduce the number of microorganisms.
    • Study participants perform one surgical hand scrub on day one of the test week and are immediately gloved.
    • By spending less than 1 – 2 minutes to give yourself a whole-body scrub from head to toe, you can boost the skin's resistance to outside temperature change.

Phrasal verbs

scrub down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[walls/doors] limpiar con cepillo

scrub out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 (clean) [pan/oven/sink] fregar* con cepillo 1.2 (erase) [mark/line/stain] quitar con cepillo

scrub round

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento (British English/inglés británico)
[colloquial/familiar] [problem] obviar*, evitar

scrub up

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[doctor/nurse] lavarse ([ antes de una operación ])

Definition of scrub in:

There are 2 translations of scrub in Spanish:

scrub2

Pronunciation: /skrʌb/

noun/nombre

  • 2 countable/numerable (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Sport/Deporte] reserva (masculine and feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [player/team] de reserva

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