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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  
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papiro, paro, piro, pailero

estar al pairo exp.
to lie to
[Naut.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to sit back and do nothing
(MODISMOS)
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'pairo' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
se la trae al pairo
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"pairo": examples and translations in context
Detenero pairo, o vamos a disparar contra usted. Stop or heave to, or we will fire upon you.
Quieren que nos pongamos al pairo. They want us to heave to.
Barco al pairo y arríen los botes. Heave to and take in sail.
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.
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.
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