- 1 [niño/enfermo] (en la bañera) to bath, give … a bath; (en la ducha) to give … a shower hay que bañar al or el perro we have to give the dog a bath
- 2 2.1 [pulsera/cubierto] to plate bañar algo
enalgo to plate sth withsth el anillo está bañado en oro the ring is gold-plated 2.2 (cubrir) to cover servir la coliflor bañada con or en salsa de tomate serve the cauliflower covered with tomato sauce llegó bañado en sudor he arrived bathed o covered in sweat con el rostro bañado en lágrimas with his face bathed in tears su cadáver bañado en sangre his dead body covered in blood
- 3 3.1 [literary/literario] [mar/río] to bathe [literary/literario], wash [literary/literario] 3.2 [literary/literario] [luz/sol] to bathe [literary/literario] su rostro bañado por la luz de la luna her face bathed in moonlight
bañarse v pron(refl)
- 1.1 (en la bañera) to have o take a bath, to bathe (AmE) ; (en la ducha) to shower, have o take a shower ¡te has bañado en perfume! you've certainly splashed on the perfume! 1.2 (en el mar, un río) to swim, bathe no me gusta bañarme en el río I don't like bathing/swimming in the river ¿te has bañado hoy? have you been in the water o been swimming today? prohibido bañarse no bathing, no swimming mandar or echar a algn a bañarse (CS) [familiar/colloquial] to tell sb to get lost [colloquial/familiar], to tell sb to go to hell [slang/argot] ¡anda a bañarte! go jump in a lake [colloquial/familiar]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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