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rebuscar

Translation of rebuscar in English:

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • rebuscó entre los papeles de la mesa he searched through the papers on the desk rebusqué en sus bolsillos I went through o/or searched his pockets los perros rebuscaban en la basura the dogs were rummaging about in the garbage

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (rebuscarse)

  • (América del Sur/South America) [familiar/colloquial] rebuscárselas to get by

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