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a       vt  
1    (=bendecir)   to make the sign of the cross over, bless
2    *   (=pegar)   to slap, hit
3      (LAm)   (=sanear)   to heal, heal by blessing
b    santiguarse      vpr  
1    (=persignarse)   to cross o.s.
2    *   (=exagerar)   to make a great fuss
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"santiguar": examples and translations in context
¿Te he hecho santiguar, doctor Jung? Have I made you cross, Dr. Jung?
Últimamente no tiene demasiados motivos para santiguarse. She doesn't have much to cross herself about these days.
La de los niños que no saben santiguarse. It is children who don't even know how to make the sign of the cross.
En este caso, sólo queda santiguarse e ir a la audiencia de su Excelencia. In this case, he can only make the sign of the cross and go to be received by the Almighty himself.
Ya fuimos convertidos bendecidos, santiguados y casados. We've already been converted blessed, and married.
Pero no podrás santiguarte con esas manos. But you can't make the sign of the cross with those hands.
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