Translation of cubrir in English:

cubrir

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (cubrirse)

  • 1 1.1 (reflexivo/reflexive) (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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    Translate take cover into Italian
    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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