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American English: /soʊp/
British English: /səʊp/

Translation of soap in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable and countable liquid soap a box of soaps
    una caja de jabones or de pastillas de jabón
    no soap (American English) we tried to persuade her, but it was no soap
    tratamos de convencerla, pero no hubo forma or (in Latin America also) no hubo caso
    Example sentences
    • When you're ready to make the jam, rinse and clean your jars with soap and water and a sponge.
    • Clean the tools with soap and water and throw away all the scrap wallpaper.
    • The paint is baked on for durability and these benches can easily be cleaned with soap and water.

transitive verb

  • to soap one's hands/face
    enjabonarse or jabonarse las manos/la cara
    Example sentences
    • That suggestion did please Howard who went quickly to stand under the shower, soaping himself up with lots of hot water.
    • It shows a pair of army boots, a discarded uniform, a broad, suntanned face and an arm carelessly soaping a back.
    • After scratching the hell out of one of my arms while I soaped him and rinsed him, he then went absolutely hog wild drying himself in a towel.

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