verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 [melena/flequillo] (con un peine) to comb; (con un cepillo) to brush ven aquí que te peine come here and let me comb/brush your hair o/or [familiar/colloquial] do your hair 1.2 [peluquero] ¿quién te peina? who does your hair?
- 3 [lenguaje periodístico/journalese] [policía] to comb la policía peinó la zona the police combed the area o/or carried out a thorough search of the area
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (peinarse)
- 1.1 (reflexivo/reflexive) (con un peine) to comb one's hair; (con un cepillo) to brush one's hair no he tenido tiempo de peinarme I haven't had time to comb/brush my hair o/or [familiar/colloquial] do my hair 1.2 [melena/flequillo] to comb ¡péinate esas greñas! comb that mop! [familiar/colloquial] 1.3 (causativo) to have one's hair done siempre me peino en la misma peluquería I always have my hair done at the same salon
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