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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
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"gatear": examples and translations in context
Alguien pequeño podría gatear por allí. Somebody tiny could crawl in there.
A veces hay que gatear en las entrañas de la bestia. Sometimes, you have to crawl into the belly of the beast.
Se sentirá fuertemente tentada a volver a gatear... She'll be strongly tempted to go back to crawling.
La alfombra será mejor para gatear. Carpet will be better for crawling.
Intento enseñarle a gatear y se pone a hacer tonterías. I try and teach her to crawl, she's bouncing like a spaniel.
De ahora en adelante tendrás que gatear. From this point forward, you will have to crawl.
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