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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2019:

Principal Translations
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arropar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (cubrir con ropa)tuck [sb] in 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."
 La madre metió al niño en la cama y lo arropó.
 The mother put the little boy into bed, and tucked him in.
arropar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (proteger del frío) (shelter)cover vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  cover [sb] up 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."
 En invierno, los pobres arropaban a sus hijos con periódicos.
 In the winter, the poor would cover their children with newspapers.
 
Additional Translations
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arroparse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (abrigarse con ropa) (clothes)cover up, wrap up, bundle up 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."
  (informal)throw [sth] on v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Tenía frío y se arropó con una cobija para entrar en calor.
 He was cold so he wrapped up with a poncho to get warm.
arropar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (a un toro)surround vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  crowd around, cluster around vi + prep
Note: Rodear los cabestros al toro para conducirlo al corral.
 Los mansos arroparon al toro para llevarlo al redil.
 The leading oxen surrounded the bull to lead him to the corral.
arropar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). ES, coloquial (proteger, defender) (figurative)rally around vi + prep
  (UK)come to the defence of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (US)come to the defense of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El público arropó al equipo con aplausos pese a los malos resultados.
 The audience rallied around the team with applause, despite their poor record.
  Is something important missing? Report an error or suggest an improvement.

WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms:
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arropar a las víctimas loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (apoyar a)protect the victims v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 La organización benéfica arropó a las víctimas.
  Is something important missing? Report an error or suggest an improvement.

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