gatear translation | Spanish-English dictionary



a       vi  
1    (=andar a gatas)   to crawl  
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 *     
to seduce
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"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.
También aquí hay que saber gatear antes de poder andar. It is also the case here that we must learn to walk before we can run.
Estoy convencido de la validez de la expresión danesa de que hay que aprender a gatear antes que a andar. I am extremely concerned that we must learn to walk before we can run, as the saying goes.
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