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soplar

  
a       vt  
1    (=echar aire sobre)  
  [+polvo]  
to blow away, blow off  
  [+superficie, sopa, fuego]  
to blow on  
  [+vela]  
to blow out  
  [+globo]  
to blow up  
  [+vidrio]  
to blow
2    (=inspirar)   to inspire
3    (=decir confidencialmente)  
soplar la respuesta a algn      to whisper the answer to sb  
soplar a algn      (=ayudar a recordar)   to prompt sb  
soplar a algn algo referente a otro      to tell sb something nasty about somebody  
4    *   (=delatar)   to split on *  
5    *   (=birlar)   to pinch *  
6    *   (=cobrar)   to charge, sting *     
me han soplado ocho dólares      they stung me for eight dollars  
¿cuánto te soplaron?      how much did they sting you for?  
7    *  
  [+golpe]  

le sopló un buen mamporro      she whacked o clouted him one *     
b       vi  
1    [persona, viento]   to blow  
¡sopla!      *, indicando sorpresa   well I'm blowed! *     
2    *   (=delatar)   to split *  , squeal *  
3    *  
[beber]  
to drink, booze
c    soplarse      vpr  
1    *  
(=devorar)  

soplarse un pastel      to wolf (down) a cake  
se sopla un litro entero      he knocks back a whole litre *     
2    *  
(=delatar)  

soplarse de algn      to split on sb *  , sneak on sb  
3    *   (=engreírse)   to get conceited
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

sopar, solar, soplador, soplarse

soplar cuchara exp.
to eat
(MODISMOS)

Entry related to:cuchara

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to booze
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to prompt sb
exp.
to eat well
(MODISMOS)
exp.
teaspoon
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to whisper the answer to sb
exp.
I hope he's not going to split on us
[Vulg.]
exp.
a light breeze stirred the air
exp.
to tell sb something nasty about somebody
exp.
the wind began to blow strongly
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'soplar' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
soplar contra algn
exp.
chivarse {or} soplar a algn
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"soplar": examples and translations in context
Pues acuérdate de soplar el silbato antes. Then don't forget to blow a whistle first.
Tienes que soplar en este aparato. I just need you to blow on that tip.
Ahora tienes que soplar las velas. Now we need to blow out the candles.
Estoy aquí para soplar las velas. I'm here to blow out your candles.
No debería soplar su propia trompeta. You shouldn't have to blow your own horn.
Verla soplar las burbujas de su manita. Seeing her blow the bubbles off her little hand.
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