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pelar

Translation of pelar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 2 2.1 (rapar) See examples: lo pelaron al cero or al rape or (México) a jícara
    they cropped his hair very short
    they scalped him
    [familiar]
    2.2 (España) [familiar] (peluquear) See examples: el que me pela a mí es Diego
    Diego cuts my hair
  • 3 [familiar] (en el juego)
    to clean … out
    [familiar]
    me pelaron
    they cleaned me out o left me without a cent o a penny
    [familiar]

verbo intransitivo

also: pelarse verbo pronominal

Example sentences
  • Son mas graciosos y buena onda, no pelan tanto y además te cuidan!
  • Pero a este señor lo pelaban mucho.
  • Una vez cocidas se pelan las papas y se aplastan.

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    rastro

    In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.