Translation of deslizar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 (hacer resbalar) deslizó la carta por debajo de la puerta he slipped o/or slid the letter under the door le deslizó un billete de diez dólares en la mano she slipped a ten-dollar bill into his hand deslizó la mano por sus cabellos he ran his fingers through her hair
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (deslizarse)
- 1 1.1 [patinador] to glide; [esquiador] to ski, slide; [serpiente] to slither, glide se deslizaban por el tobogán they slid down the slide el trineo se deslizó por la pendiente nevada the sled slid down the snow-covered slope una lágrima se deslizó por su mejilla a tear slid down his cheek 1.2 (avanzar) to glide along el bote se deslizaba sobre el lago the boat glided over the lake 1.3 [cajón/argollas de cortina] to slide 1.4 [agua/arroyo] to flow gently 1.5 (escurrirse, escaparse) to slip away logramos deslizarnos sin que nadie nos viera we managed to slip away without being seen se deslizó por la puerta trasera he slipped out (by) the back door
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