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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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exp.
to sit back and do nothing
(MODISMOS)
"pairo": examples and translations in context
Vamos al pairo, de costado al oleaJe. We lie ahull, beam to the waves, slip sideways.
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.
La encontré cuando era au pair en Londres. I found it when I was an au pair in London.
Dijeron que era una au pair sueca. They said it was a Swedish au pair.
Ingrid es la última au pair que tendremos. Ingrid is the last au pair girl we're going to have.
Los personajes: yo y una chica au pair de pelo oscuro... Lesson three, don't even think about getting married till you're 30.
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