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Principal Translations
pararse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). AmL (ponerse de pie)stand 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."
  stand viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Todos los niños se pararon y dijeron "buenos días maestra".
 All the children stood up and said, "Good morning, Teacher."
pararse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (detenerse)stop viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Siempre se para a pensar detenidamente las cosas.
 He always stops and thinks things through carefully.
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Principal Translations
parar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (cesar una actividad)stop viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Voy a parar un rato porque estoy muy cansada.
 I'm going to stop for a while because I'm very tired.
parar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (bloquear un movimiento)stop vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (penalty)save vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (sports)intercept vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El hombre paró el carrito del bebé que se deslizaba cuesta abajo.
 The man stopped the baby carriage, which was sliding downhill.
 
Additional Translations
pararse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). AmL (ponerse de pie)stand 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."
 Los alumnos se pararon cuando el profesor entró en clase.
 The students stood up when the professor entered the classroom.
pararse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). AmL (ponerse de pie)stand 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."
  stand viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Todos los niños se pararon y dijeron "buenos días maestra".
 All the children stood up and said, "Good morning, Teacher."
pararse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (detenerse)stop viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Siempre se para a pensar detenidamente las cosas.
 He always stops and thinks things through carefully.
  Is something important missing? Report an error or suggest an improvement.

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Compound Forms:
pararse | parar
pararse de uñas loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). CR, coloquial (oponerse a algo)be opposed, be against v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  disagree, differ viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Se paró de uñas ante la idea de que su hija se casara tan joven.
pararse de uñas loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ponerse tenso)get tense, get agitated, feel uneasy v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  become tense, become agitated, become uneasy v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Me paro de uñas cuando viene mi suegra.
pararse en seco loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). CR, coloquial (mostrarse firme)stand firm v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (stop quickly)grind to a halt, stop dead in your tracks, come to a dead stop v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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