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plantar

Translation of plantar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (plantarse)

  • 1 [familiar/colloquial] (quedarse, pararse) to plant oneself [familiar/colloquial] se plantó delante de la puerta he planted himself in front of the door [familiar/colloquial] el caballo se plantó delante del obstáculo the horse stopped dead in front of the fence se plantó en su actitud he dug his heels in [familiar/colloquial]
  • 2 [familiar/colloquial] (llegar, presentarse) me planto ahí en media hora I'll be there in half an hour se plantó aquí con tres amigas she turned o/or showed up here with three friends

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