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untar

Translation of untar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 1 (cubrir)untar algo de orcon algo untar las galletas con miel spread honey on the cookies, spread the cookies with honey se unta el molde con mantequilla grease the cake tin (with butter) untó el eje de or con grasa he greased the axle

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (untarse)

  • (ensuciarse)untarse de orcon algo se untó todas las manos de bronceador he got suntan lotion all over his hands

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