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Pronunciation: /strɪp/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-pp-)

  • 1 1.1 (remove covering from) [bed] deshacer*, quitar la ropa de; [wood/furniture] quitarle la pintura ( or el barniz etc) a, decapar we stripped the walls quitamos el papel de la pared to strip sth away quitar or sacar* algo to strip sb (naked) desnudar a algn we stripped the moldings from o off the walls le quitamos las molduras a la pared stripped of its rhetoric, the speech has no substance despojado de su retórica, el discurso es insustancial
    Example sentences
    • ‘He strips his own bed, does the vacuuming and makes his own pancakes,’ she said with a smile.
    • At least that sheet was there so it saved me stripping the whole bed off.
    • Bearing in mind I had just stripped the beds - why do we always want clean sheets ‘for Christmas’?
    Example sentences
    • Next job is to strip the varnish from the neck, and sand it down to the wood.
    • They run out of beer by about 7pm so we then turned to the wine, which I'm afraid would have stripped the paint off any wall.
    • When the paint was stripped it revealed numerous scratches and old repairs.
    1.2 (remove contents from) [room/house] vaciar* the deserted car had been stripped habían desmantelado el coche abandonado the thieves stripped the shop bare los ladrones desvalijaron la tienda
    Example sentences
    • A troubled theatre was forced to stay closed despite new managers taking over after it was stripped bare of its fixtures and fittings.
    • The geese pull plants up by the roots to feed on them, stripping the ground bare.
    • The house was stripped back to bare walls, rebuilt and extended during the first half of the 1990s and is now finished to a high, modern standard.
    1.3
    (stripped past participle of/participio pasado de)
    (without extras) (American English/inglés norteamericano) (after noun/detrás del nombre) sin accesorios, sin extras it sells for $11,500 stripped se vende a $11.500 sin accesorios or sin extras
    1.4 (deprive) to strip sb of sth despojar a algn de algo to strip a company of its assets vaciar* una compañía, vender el activo de una compañía
    Example sentences
    • Hitler immediately stripped Hess of all the ranks he held in the Nazi Party including being a party member.
    • Kangueehi this week announced that Botes has been stripped of all his powers as chairman of the body's Doping Committee.
    • Even then, Alucius would be stripped of most of his power.
  • 2 [Cars/Automovilismo] [Technology/Tecnología] 2.1 (damage) [gears] estropear 2.2

    strip (down)

    (dismantle) [engine/gun/car] desmontar
    Example sentences
    • We completely strip your machine down to the last nut and bolt then rebuild ensuring every component works perfectly.
    • Johnny developed a life long love for fixing things and could strip a tractor down and put it together again.
    • Police who stripped the van found rope and black adjustable ties.
    Example sentences
    • Getting the screw out can strip the bushing threads in the frame.
    • Don't over do it, or you just end up stripping the screws.
    • I have mounted other things and it felt like you could not tighten things up without stripping the screw in the steel.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-pp-)

  • 1.1 (undress) desnudarse, desvestirse* to strip naked desnudarse to strip (down) to one's underclothes quedarse en ropa interior to strip to the waist desnudarse de la cintura para arriba 1.2 (do striptease) hacer* striptease
    Example sentences
    • Realizing this, we strip off our clothes and dance through the yard.
    • Once I get home, I strip off my clothes, toss them into the hamper and shower.
    • On an impulse you strip off all your clothes, swim into the centre of the lake and turn onto your back.

noun/nombre

Phrasal verbs

strip off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [wallpaper/paint] quitar; [leaves] arrancar* to strip off one's clothes quitarse la ropa, desvestirse* 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (undress) (British English/inglés británico) desnudarse, empelotarse (Colombia) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) (Venezuela) [colloquial/familiar], calatearse (Peru/Perú) [colloquial/familiar]

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strip2

Pronunciation: /strɪp/

noun/nombre

  • 3 (exit road) (American English/inglés norteamericano) arteria (feminine) de salida [ (con establecimientos comerciales, restaurantes etc) ]

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