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Principal Translations
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copiar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (un original: reproducir)copy vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (using a photocopier)photocopy, copy, duplicate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (using a photocopier)make a copy, make a photocopy vtr + n
  (informal, using a photocopier)xerox vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Esta pintura es un falsificación pero no fue fácil demostrar que copiaron la original.
 That painting is a fake, but it wasn't easy to prove that they'd copied the original.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Please photocopy this document.
copiar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (poner por escrito)copy vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  write down, take down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
  hand copy, hand-copy, copy by hand v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Por favor, no pases la diapositiva todavía; es para poder terminar de copiar el temario.
 Please don't go on to the next slide yet; I want to finish copying the syllabus.
 Please don't go on to the next slide yet; I want to finish writing down the syllabus.
 
Additional Translations
SpanishEnglish
copiar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (en exámenes)cheat viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  (test answers)copy vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Cuando el profesor lo descubrió copiando le retiró el examen.
 When the teacher found him cheating, he took away his exam.
 When the teacher found him copying the answers, he took away his exam.
copiar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (algo: imitar)copy, mimic, imitate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (formal)emulate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Lo criticaron por querer copiar el modelo de las compañías extranjeras.
 He was criticised for wanting to copy foreign business models.
copiar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (a alguien: imitar)copy, imitate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Su música dejó de gustarme cuando en cuanto se dedicaron a copiar a otras bandas.
  Is something important missing? Report an error or suggest an improvement.

WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms:
SpanishEnglish
copiar de la pizarra loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (alumnos: tomar notas)copy from the blackboard, copy from the chalkboard, copy from the whiteboard v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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