Translation of rap in Spanish:
- 1 countable (blow) there was a rap at the doorse oyó un golpe en la puertaI don't care a rap [colloquial]me importa un bledo or un pepino or un rábano or un comino [colloquial]→ knuckle 1Example sentences
- A sharp rap at the door of the dressing room broke the two out of their romantic interlude.
- Three sharp raps at the door interrupted his speech and Ben looked helplessly to Marie.
- A sharp rap at the door made the quartet's heads turn simultaneously toward the door.
- 2 (no plural) (American English) [colloquial] 2.1 (criticism) 2.2 (conviction) to pin a rap on somebodyendilgarle las culpas a alguiento take the rap for something
acusar a alguiencargar con la culpa de algoto beat the rap
pagar el pato (por algo) [colloquial]escabullirse
quedar impuneExample sentences
- Removing him for this game serves the dual purpose of delivering a sharp rap to him as he searches about for his best form and adding some extra strength to Kerry's attack in Liam Hassett.
- 3 3.1 uncountable (chat) [colloquial] we had a rap about old timesestuvimos de cháchara rememorando los viejos tiempos [colloquial]3.2 countable or uncountable (Music)Example sentences
- Both fans of techno and fans of rap music should enjoy this album.
- She was listening rock music and rap from a small black radio that was next to her.
- The book is well written, carefully researched, and nicely organized, and its study of the early origins of rap is fascinating.
- Big Boi's raps are, as always, inventive, the words tumbling out with speed and bite.
- Their raps may be blazing, but the melodies deliberately evoke early Beach Boys memories.
- Vordul's verse is uninspiring and sounds much more like spoken word poetry, rather than a proper rap.
- He's pretty quiet at the hall meetings and the rap group sessions.
- So whenever Hilary has any of her cronies over, I have to suffer through a rap session blaring from her room.
- In a calm, cool, and extremely friendly way, hold a rap session with your dancers and their parents.
intransitive verb -pp-
- 1 (knock)dar un golpeto rap at/on the doorllamar a la puertaExample sentences
- At that moment Peach looked their way and rapped on the table with a jeweled rod.
- Pat anxiously rapped on each of the windows, concerned that occupants of the home might have been trapped inside.
- When the man didn't seem to notice, Joey rapped on the counter hard.
transitive verb -pp-
- 1.1 (hit) he rapped my knucklesme pegó en los nudilloshe rapped his gavel for silencedio unos golpes con el martillo para que hicieran silencio→ knuckle 1 1.2 (rebuke)amonestar
llamar al ordenExample sentences
- At the 1998 Nagano Olympics, he was rapped by Bazay for criticizing the selection of freestyle skier Jean-Luc Brassard as Canada's flag-bearer.
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