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pairo

  
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estar al pairo        (Náut)   to lie to  
MODISMOS quedarse al pairo      to sit back and do nothing  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
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papiro, paro, piro, pailero

quedarse al pairo exp.
to sit back and do nothing
(MODISMOS)

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exp.
to lie to
[Naut.]
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"pairo": examples and translations in context
Sí, se está poniendo al pairo. Yes, she's heaving to.
Si lo he puesto al pairo hace más de tres horas. I stopped the ship more than three hours ago.
Barco al pairo y arríen los botes. Elizabeth, I want you to accompany the boy.
Ahora pairo como lo que significa! Now heave like you mean it!
A Sophia le trae al pairo todo eso de la nube. Sophia does not care about the cloud at all.
Cuando lleguemos a Quiberon Mr. Bowles, quiero- que se ponga al pairo lo más cerca posible de la costa. When we get to Quiberon, Mr. Bowles, I want you- to heave to as close in shore as possible.
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