- 1 (holding up roof etc) puntal (m) she was his prop in times of crisis ella era su apoyo or sostén en momentos de crisisMore example sentences
- I've still got the props up supporting the house.
- The entire structure is supported with conventional props and crossbeams.
- Creating an intense heat and light that at once attracts and repels, the hand leans backwards, resting on a prop not unlike the beams used to construct roofs of houses.
- 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)More example sentences
- The pair's ambition is to make their living producing scenery, costumes and props for museums, theatres, themed bars, film and television.
- It involved actors and local children who had attended workshops beforehand to produce props and costumes.
- Anita's visual interpretation using excellent lights, costumes and props makes this production an enriching experience.
- 4 [Aviat] [slang/argot] hélice (f)More example sentences
- The engine went to Sam Thompson, the prop to California Propeller and parts to other contractors.
- In a turboprop aircraft, putting the props in the beta position creates an extraordinary speed brake.
- Most of the aircraft have no logbooks, have run-out engines and props, and need a lot of work.
Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.
- to prop sth
againststh apoyar algo enor contraalgo 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 abiertaMore example sentences
- He leaned back on one foot and propped his bayonet against the wall.
- Vice propped his bass on the stand and sprinted to the house next door.
- She propped the note on the night stand next to Russell's side of the mattress and returned to the door to gaze out.
prop upv + 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