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bailar

Translation of bailar in English:

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 3 [familiar/colloquial] (estar flojo) (+ me/te/le etc) tus zapatos me quedan bailando your shoes are miles too big for me [familiar/colloquial]
  • 4 (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] andar/quedar/estar bailando [dinero] to be unaccounted for mientras tanto la firma del contrato queda bailando meanwhile the contract is still up in the air

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (bailarse)

  • (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] se los bailaron en tres sets they were thrashed in three sets

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