Translation of cubrir in English:

cubrir

vt

cubrirse v pron

  • 1 1.1 (refl) (taparse) to cover oneself se cubrió con una toalla he covered himself with a towel se cubrió la cara con las manos he covered his face with his hands 1.2 (ponerse el sombrero) to put one's hat on 1.3 (protegerse) to take cover se cubrieron del fuego enemigo they took cover from the enemy fire
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    1.4 (contra un riesgo) to cover oneself
  • 2 (llenarse)cubrirse de algo las calles se habían cubierto de nieve snow had covered the streets, the streets were covered with snow

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