Translation of barrer in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 2 2.1 (arrastrar) el viento barrió las nubes the wind swept away the clouds un golpe de mar lo barrió de la cubierta a large wave swept him off the deck 2.2 [rival] to thrash, trounce, wipe the floor with [familiar/colloquial]
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- 1 (con una escoba) to sweep barrer para dentro [familiar/colloquial] to put oneself first, look after number one [familiar/colloquial]
- 2 2.1 (arrasar) to sweep the board barrieron en las últimas elecciones they swept the board in the last elections ayer barrió al póquer he cleaned up at poker yesterday [familiar/colloquial] barrió en la primera etapa he swept to victory on the first stagebarrer
conalgo los vídeos han barrido con la venta de entradas videos have drastically reduced ticket sales los ladrones barrieron con todo the thieves cleaned the place out [familiar/colloquial] 2.2barrer conalgn [con un rival] to thrash o/or trounce sb, wipe the floor with sb [familiar/colloquial] [con un enemigo] to wipe sb out
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (barrerse)
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Sherry is produced in an area of chalky soil known as albariza lying between the towns of Puerto de Santa María, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, and Jerez de la Frontera in Cádiz province. It is from Jerez that sherry takes its English name. Sherries, made from grape varieties including Palomino and Pedro Ximénez, are drunk worldwide as an aperitif, and in Spain as an accompaniment to