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American English: /stræp/
British English: /strap/

Translation of strap in Spanish:


  • 3 (punishment) (British) to give somebody the strap
    darle a alguien con la correa

transitive verb present participle strapping past tense, past participle strapped

  • 1 (tie)
    atar or sujetar con una correa
    amarrar con una correa (Latin America excluding Río de la Plata)
    to strap oneself in
    ponerse or abrocharse el cinturón de seguridad
    I strapped up my trunk
    le puse la correa al baúl
    Example sentences
    • The upper level contained gear, strapped, buckled and secured for the flight, every inch of space utilized for the transport.
    • If you fancy carrying Labradors and green wellies in the back of this car, make sure they are securely strapped in.
    • The guns and knives were securely strapped to the many compartments of the bag assuring his own safety.
  • 2

    strap (up)

    (British) (Medicine) she strapped (up) my ankle
    me vendó el tobillo
    Example sentences
    • On the bench, Claudio Reyna's left leg is all strapped up.
    • His hand was strapped up and he played on, such is the mentality in rugby league, and it was only afterwards that an X-ray revealed he had broken the bone.
    • After liposuction, the treated area will be firmly strapped with bandages or elasticated tape.
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