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escarbar

Translation of escarbar in English:

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • escarbar la tierra (hacer un hoyo) to dig a hole (superficialmente) to scratch around in the soil

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (escarbarse)

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