There are 2 translations of prop in Spanish:

prop1

Pronunciation: /prɑːp; prɒp/

n

  • 1 (holding up roof etc) puntal (m) she was his prop in times of crisis ella era su apoyo or sostén en momentos de crisis
  • 2 [Cin] [Theat] accesorio (m), objeto (m) de utilería or (Esp, Méx) del attrezzo he uses his hat as a comic prop se vale del sombrero como elemento cómico she's in charge of props está a cargo de la utilería or (Esp, Méx) del attrezzo (before n) prop oprops department utilería (f) or (Esp, Méx) attrezzo (m)

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of prop in Spanish:

prop2

(-pp-)

vt

  • to prop sth against sth apoyar algo en or contra algo it was propped against the wall estaba apoyado en or contra la pared the door was propped open with a brick un ladrillo mantenía la puerta abierta

Phrasal verbs

prop up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (support) [wall/building] sostener*, apuntalar 1.2 (lean) apoyar he was propped up in bed estaba recostado en la cama I propped the bicycle up against the wall apoyé la bicicleta contra la pared 1.3 [regime] apoyar, ayudar a mantener en el poder the company is being propped up by government loans la compañía se mantiene a flote gracias a préstamos del gobierno they bought shares to prop up the price compraron acciones para mantener la cotización or para evitar que bajara la cotización

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Word of the day anteojeras
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blinders (US), blinkers (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.