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.
Quiero gatear por debajo de la mesa. I want to crawl underneath the table.
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.
Los hacíamos gatear y subir y bajar escaleras. And we would have them crawl up and down the tier.
Entonces le quedó suficiente energía para gatear de nuevo adentro a llamar al 911. Then she still had enough left in her to crawl back into the house and dial 911.
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