cantar

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Inflexiones de 'cantar' (n): mpl: cantares

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Principal Translations
cantar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (voz: emitir sonidos melodiosos)  (human)sing viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 En México se acostumbra cantar Las Mañanitas en las fiestas de cumpleaños.
  We paid $125 to hear Madonna sing just three songs.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
cantar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (ave: gorjear)  (bird)sing, warble viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
   (cock)crow vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (insect, small bird)chirp, chirrup viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Oír cantar a los pájaros es una buena forma de empezar el día.
 Listening to the birds sing is a good way of starting the day.
cantar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). coloquial (parte del cuerpo: oler mal)stink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  smell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 ¡No veas cómo le cantan los pies a mi hijo!
 You can't imagine how badly my son's feet stink!
 You can't imagine how badly my son's feet stink!
cantar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (revelar, confesar)confess vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (slang)sing viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 El ladrón delató a sus cómplices; empezó a cantar en cuanto fue capturado.
  The police have ways of making you confess.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
  The police have ways of making you sing.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
 
Additional Translations
cantar nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (relato, poema)  (literary)canto nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  song, chant, poem nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El "Cantar de mio Cid" es el cantar de gesta más famoso de España.
  There are 34 cantos in Dante's Inferno.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
  In medieval times, street performers used to spread news of important events from town to town using songs.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
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Compound Forms:
cantar alabanzas sing praises, sing the praises of
cantar las cuarenta loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). coloquial (tirar la bronca a alguien)tear a strip off v
  come down heavy v
  give a good talking-to viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Cuando lo pilló le cantó las cuarenta por su actitud del día anterior.
cantar victoria declare victory
coser y cantar loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (fácil)a piece of cake nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  easy as pie adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
   (US)cinch, snap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Ya hemos hecho lo más difícil, a partir de ahora es coser y cantar.
no cantar victoria Don't count your chickens before they hatch phr
  Don't count your chickens before they're hatched phr
   (informal)Don't count your chickens phr
ser otro cantar be a different matter
  be something separate
  be another subject
ya es otro cantar and on to another topic
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