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Principal Translations
destapar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). literal (retirar la tapa) (box, pot, jar)take the lid off v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (bottle)uncork, open, uncap vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Destapa la olla y fíjate si el arroz ya está listo.
 Take the lid off the pot and see if the rice is done yet.
destapar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). figurado (poner al descubierto)uncover, reveal vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (news)break vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El periódico destapó el caso de corrupción más sonado de la última década.
 The magazine uncovered (or: revealed) the most famous corruption case of the last decade.
 
Additional Translations
destaparse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). figurado (darse a conocer)reveal yourself vtr + refltransitive verb and reflexive pronoun: Transitive verb with reflexive pronoun--for example, "Enjoy yourself." "They behaved themselves."
  open 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."
 La cantante y actriz se destapó en una entrevista exclusiva para la revista de espectáculos.
 The singer-actress revealed herself in an exclusive interview with the movie magazine.
destaparse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). literal (apartar la colcha) (accidentally)uncover yourself, get uncovered vtr + refltransitive verb and reflexive pronoun: Transitive verb with reflexive pronoun--for example, "Enjoy yourself." "They behaved themselves."
  lose the bed covers vtr + n
 Se destapó durante la noche y se resfrió.
 She uncovered herself (or: got uncovered) during the night and caught cold.
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