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pairo

  
      sm  
estar al pairo        (Náut)   to lie to  
MODISMOS quedarse al pairo      to sit back and do nothing  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

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)
"pairo": examples and translations in context
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.
Sr. Franklin, póngase al pairo, por favor. Uh, Mr. Franklin, heave to, please.
Estoy aquí, al pairo, sin poder entrar a puerto. Here I am and I can't get inside my house.
José Luis Pairo y a Juan Luis Martinez. Pair Jose Luis and Juan Luis Martinez.
Mi hijo está aquí con la au pair. Sorry, that was my son and the nanny.
Dijeron que era una au pair sueca. They said it was a Swedish au pair.
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