verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 [casa/mueble/zapatos] to clean; [arroz/lentejas] to wash; [pescado] to clean el camarero limpiaba el mostrador con un trapo the waiter was wiping the counter with a cloth la lluvia limpió el aire the rain cleared the air hay que limpiarlo en or a seco it must be dry-cleaned una infusión que limpia el hígado an infusion which cleanses the liver le tuve que limpiar las narices I had to wipe his nose le limpiaron el estómago he had his stomach pumped 1.2 [nombre] to clear; [honor] to restore
- 2 (dejar libre) limpiar algo
dealgo to clear sth ofsth limpiaron el jardín de hierbajos they cleared the garden of weeds
- 3 3.1 [familiar/colloquial] (en el juego) [persona] to clean … out [familiar/colloquial] 3.2 [familiar/colloquial] [ladrones] [casa] to clean … out [familiar/colloquial] 3.3 (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [argot], (matar) to do away with [familiar/colloquial], to get rid of [familiar/colloquial], to ice [argot/slang]
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (limpiarse)
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Did you know that the primary meaning of almuerzo is lunch? It is used only in this sense in most of Latin America. In Spain and Mexico, where comida is the usual word for lunch, almuerzo can also be a mid-morning snack.