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 Spanish 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."
  (colloquial)reek viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 ¡No veas cómo le cantan los pies a mi hijo!
 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."
  own up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
 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 Spanish sentence.
  The police have ways of making you sing.This sentence is not a translation of the Spanish 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 Spanish 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 Spanish sentence.
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Compound Forms:
cantar alabanzas sing praises, sing the praises of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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 exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  come down heavy v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  give a good talking-to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Cuando lo pilló le cantó las cuarenta por su actitud del día anterior.
cantar victoria declare victory vtr + n
  (premature victory)count your chickens v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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 exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (US)cinch, snap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK: offensive!)a piece of piss nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El camino difícil se acabó, a partir de ahora es coser y cantar.
 The hard part is over, from now on it will be a piece of cake.
no cantar victoria exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (no dar por ganado antes)don't count your chickens before they hatch exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
eso es otro cantar exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (eso es totalmente distinto)be a different matter v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be something separate v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be another subject v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be a horse of a different color v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
ya es otro cantar and on to another topic exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
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