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nadar

Translation of nadar in English:

verbo intransitivo

  • 2 2.1 (prenda) (quedar grande) (+ me/te/le etc) esa falda te nada
    that skirt's much o far too big for you
    2.2 (en una prenda, un espacio) See examples: nadábamos en esa casa tan grande
    we were lost in that great big house
    mis sillones van a quedar nadando en esta sala
    my armchairs are going to look lost in this room
  • 3nadar en (tener mucho) See examples: nadan en dinero
    they're rolling in money
    [familiar]
    el pollo nadaba en grasa
    the chicken was swimming in grease
    con las obras en casa estamos nadando en mugre/polvo
    with all the work going on the house is filthy/covered in dust
Example sentences
  • Una mañana alguien te pedirá que le enseñes a nadar.
  • Para las clases sólo se necesita que el alumno sepa nadar bien.
  • Educar sin querer influir es como querer nadar sin agua.

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