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Translation of salpicar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 2 (discurso/conversación)salpicar algo de algo
    to pepper something with something
Example sentences
  • Las ollas podridas estallan y salpican a funcionarios.
  • Solo porque esa investigación salpica al ministro Golborne..
  • Lagos y Bachelet consiguieron no dejarse salpicar por escándalos.

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