acicalar translation | Spanish-English dictionary



a       vt  
1      [+persona]   to dress up, bedeck
2      [+metal]   to polish, burnish, shine
b    acicalarse      vpr   to smarten o.s. up, spruce o.s. up
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'acicalar' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
adornar, aderezar, acicalar, engalanar
"acicalar": examples and translations in context
Sólo pensé en acicalar un poco las cosas. I just thought I'd spruce things up a little.
En la naturaleza, los padres bonobo suelen acicalar a sus crías. In the wild, the parent Bonobo is known to groom its offspring.
Aquí Panbanisha usa tijeras en lugar de sus manos, para acicalar a Nyota. Here Panbanisha uses scissors, instead of her hands, to groom Nyota.
Y de surgir una emergencia con "Annie"... ...¿debe esperar a que termines de acicalar a las ratas del laboratorio? - And if there's an emergency with Annie, Should she wait'til you finish grooming lab rats?
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