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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
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"acicalar": examples and translations in context
Aquí Panbanisha usa tijeras en lugar de sus manos, para acicalar a Nyota. Here Panbanisha uses scissors, instead of her hands, to groom Nyota.
Hoy tienes turno para acicalar a un perro. You took a reservation to groom a dog, today.
Solía usar una plancha para acicalar mis corbatas. I used to smooth out my ties with a flat iron.
Sólo pensé en acicalar un poco las cosas. I just thought I'd spruce things up a little.
Estoy pensando en maneras de acicalar esto... incluso una nueva capa de pintura. I'm thinking about ways to spruce up the place - maybe even add a new coat of paint.
En la naturaleza, los padres bonobo suelen acicalar a sus crías. In the wild, the parent Bonobo is known to groom its offspring.
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