gatear translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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gatear

  
a       vi  
1    (=andar a gatas)   to crawl  
(=trepar)  
to climb, clamber     ( por      up)  
2      (LAm)   to be on the prowl
b       vt  
1    (=arañar)   to scratch, claw
2    *   (=hurtar)   to pinch *  , steal
3      (CAm, Méx)  
*   (=ligar)   to try to pick up *     
(=seducir)  
to seduce
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
"gatear": examples and translations in context
Pareciera como si ayer hubiera aprendido a gatear. It seems like yesterday he was just learning to crawl.
Yo podía esquiar antes de siquiera gatear. I could ski before I could even crawl.
Se sentirá fuertemente tentada a volver a gatear... She'll be strongly tempted to go back to crawling.
Aún así, gatear sobre cristal roto... es algo muy heroico. Still crawling over broken glass - that's pretty heroic stuff.
Hay que aprender a gatear antes de andar. You have to learn to crawl before we can walk.
Intento enseñarle a gatear y se pone a hacer tonterías. I try and teach her to crawl, she's bouncing like a spaniel.
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