pelar


pelar
v.
1 to cut the hair of (person).
2 to peel (fruta, patatas).
3 to pluck (aves).
pelar la pava to flirt, to have a lovey-dovey conversation (novios)
4 to fleece (informal) (dejar sin dinero).
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pelar
verbo transitivo
1 (persona) to cut somebody's hair
2 (animal - quitar las plumas) to pluck; (- quitar la piel) to skin
3 (fruta, patata, etc) to peel
verbo pronominal pelarse
1 (cortarse el pelo) to get one's hair cut
2 (piel) to be peeling
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FRASEOLOGÍA
correr que se las pela familiar to run like mad
pelarse de frío familiar to freeze
ser duro,-a de pelar familiar to be a tough nut to crack
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verb
to peel
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1. VT
1) (=rapar)

lo han pelado al cero o al rape — they've cropped his hair *, they've completely shaved his hair off

2) [+ fruta, patata] to peel; [+ habas, mariscos] to shell
3) (=despellejar) to skin; (=desplumar) to pluck
4) (=criticar) to flay, criticize
5) (=quitar el dinero a) to clean out *, fleece *
6) (=matar) to do in **, bump off **
7) LAm (=azotar) to beat up *
8)

pelarla — And * (=morir) to kick the bucket **, die

2. VI
1) Cono Sur (=cotillear) to gossip
2) Esp
*

que pela: hace un frío que pela — it's bitterly cold

la sopa está que pela — this soup is piping hot

3.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) <fruta/zanahoria> to peel; <habas/marisco> to shell; <caramelo> to unwrap
b) <ave> to pluck
2) (rapar)

lo pelaron al cero or al rape or (Méx) a jícara — they cropped his hair very short

3) (fam) (en el juego) to clean ... out (colloq)
4) (Chi fam) <persona> to badmouth (AmE colloq), to slag off (BrE colloq)
2.
pelar vi
a)

que pela — (fam)

hace un frío que pela — it's freezing (cold) (colloq)

b) (Chi fam) (chismear) to gossip (maliciously)
3.
pelarse v pron
a) (a causa del sol) persona to peel; cara/hombros (+ me/te/le etc) to peel

se te están pelando los brazos — your arms are peeling

b) (caus) (fam) (cortarse el pelo) to get o have one's hair cut

que se las pela — (fam) <ir/corner> like the wind (colloq)

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= peel apart, peel off, peel, shell, shuck, peeling, husk.
Ex. The databases allows the user to peel apart a digital human body like the layers of an onion to reveal the organs within.
Ex. If you encounter an unlabeled document during charge-out, peel off one of the preprinted labels and put it in the document.
Ex. In seeking an answer the data were approached, after the manner of peeling an onion, from a number of perspectives: the sociological, the cultural, and the psychological.
Ex. At harvest, plants were separated into three sections and all pods were removed by hand from each of the three sections and then hand shelled.
Ex. All ears were harvested, shucked and dried on 24 October.
Ex. The installation of a peel remover for the peeling of tomatoes is described.
Ex. For this reason screening is necessary before husking the seed.
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* correr que se las pela = run for + Posesivo + life.
* hacer un frío que pela = be brass monkey weather, be (so) cold (enough) to freeze the balls off/of a brass monkey.
* pelarse = flake off, flake.
* posibilidad de pelarse = flakiness.
* que pela = piping hot, baking hot.
* que se está pelando = flaking.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) <fruta/zanahoria> to peel; <habas/marisco> to shell; <caramelo> to unwrap
b) <ave> to pluck
2) (rapar)

lo pelaron al cero or al rape or (Méx) a jícara — they cropped his hair very short

3) (fam) (en el juego) to clean ... out (colloq)
4) (Chi fam) <persona> to badmouth (AmE colloq), to slag off (BrE colloq)
2.
pelar vi
a)

que pela — (fam)

hace un frío que pela — it's freezing (cold) (colloq)

b) (Chi fam) (chismear) to gossip (maliciously)
3.
pelarse v pron
a) (a causa del sol) persona to peel; cara/hombros (+ me/te/le etc) to peel

se te están pelando los brazos — your arms are peeling

b) (caus) (fam) (cortarse el pelo) to get o have one's hair cut

que se las pela — (fam) <ir/corner> like the wind (colloq)

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= peel apart, peel off, peel, shell, shuck, peeling, husk.

Ex: The databases allows the user to peel apart a digital human body like the layers of an onion to reveal the organs within.

Ex: If you encounter an unlabeled document during charge-out, peel off one of the preprinted labels and put it in the document.
Ex: In seeking an answer the data were approached, after the manner of peeling an onion, from a number of perspectives: the sociological, the cultural, and the psychological.
Ex: At harvest, plants were separated into three sections and all pods were removed by hand from each of the three sections and then hand shelled.
Ex: All ears were harvested, shucked and dried on 24 October.
Ex: The installation of a peel remover for the peeling of tomatoes is described.
Ex: For this reason screening is necessary before husking the seed.
* correr que se las pela = run for + Posesivo + life.
* hacer un frío que pela = be brass monkey weather, be (so) cold (enough) to freeze the balls off/of a brass monkey.
* pelarse = flake off, flake.
* posibilidad de pelarse = flakiness.
* que pela = piping hot, baking hot.
* que se está pelando = flaking.

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pelar [A1 ]
vt
A
1 ‹fruta/zanahoria› to peel; ‹guisantes/marisco› to shell; ‹caramelo› to unwrap
¿te pelo la manzana? shall I peel your apple for you?
2 (desplumar) ‹ave› to pluck pavo2 (↑ pavo (2))
B
1
(rapar): lo pelaron al cero or al rape or (Méx) a jícara they cropped his hair very short, they scalped him (colloq)
2
(Esp fam) (peluquear): el que me pela a mí es Diego Diego cuts my hair
C (fam) (en el juego) to clean … out (colloq)
me pelaron they cleaned me out o left me without a cent o a penny (colloq)
D (Chi fam) ‹persona› to badmouth (AmE colloq), to slag off (BrE colloq)
■ pelar
vi
1
que pela (fam): hace un frío que pela it's freezing (cold) (colloq)
el agua está que pela the water's boiling (hot) (colloq)
duro1 (↑ duro (1))
2 (Chi fam) (chismear) to gossip (maliciously)
pelarse
v pron
1 (a causa del sol) «persona» to peel; «cara/espalda/hombros» (+ me/te/le etc) to peel
me estoy pelando I'm peeling
se te están pelando los brazos your arms are peeling
2 (caus) (fam) (cortarse el pelo) to get o have one's hair cut, to have a haircut
voy a pelarme I'm going to get my hair cut
… que se las pela (fam): miente que se las pela he lies like anything o like nobody's business (colloq)
corre que se las pela she runs like the wind (colloq)
pelársela (vulg); to jerk off (vulg), to wank (BrE vulg)
pelárselas (CS fam); to go off (colloq)
se las peló para Argentina he went off to Argentina (colloq)
yo me las pelo I'm off (colloq)
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pelar (conjugate pelar) verbo transitivo
1
a)fruta/zanahoriato peel;

habas/mariscoto shell;
carameloto unwrap
b)aveto pluck

2 (rapar): lo pelaron al cero or al rape they cropped his hair very short
3 (fam) (en el juego) to clean … out (colloq)
4 (Chi fam) ‹personato badmouth (AmE colloq), to slag off (BrE colloq)
pelarse verbo pronominal (a causa del sol) [persona] to peel;
[cara/hombros] (+ me/te/le etc) to peel;
se te está pelando la nariz your nose is peeling

pelar verbo transitivo
1 (piel, fruta) to peel
2 (un ave) to pluck
3 fam (cortar el pelo a) to cut the hair of
♦ Locuciones: hace un frío que pela, it's freezing cold
duro de pelar, a hard nut

'pelar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
ser
English:
exfoliate
- for
- peel
- shell
- skin
- pare
- scrape
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pelar
vt
1. [fruta, patatas] to peel;
[guisantes, marisco] to shell
2. [cable] to strip;
[caramelo] to unwrap
3. [aves] to pluck;
[conejos] to skin;
Comp
Fam
pelar la pava [novios] to flirt, to have a lovey-dovey conversation;
Comp
pelar el diente CAm, Col [coquetear] to flirt;
Carib [adular] to flatter
4. Fam [persona] to scalp;
me han pelado I've been scalped;
lo pelaron al cero he had his head shaved
5. Fam Fig [dejar sin dinero] to clean out, to fleece
6. Méx Fam [hacer caso]
no me pela he doesn't pay any attention to me
vi
Comp
Fam
hace un frío que pela it's freezing cold;
RP Fam
está que pela [caliente] it's boiling (hot);
Ven Fam
estar pelando to be broke o Br skint
See also the pronominal verb pelarse
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pelar
v/t manzana, patata etc peel;
hace un frío que pela fam it’s freezing
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pelar vt
1) : to peel, to shell
2) : to skin
3) : to pluck
4) : to remove hair from
5) fam : to clean out (of money)
See also the reflexive verb pelarse
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pelar vb
1. (fruta, patata, zanahoria) to peel
¿te pelo la naranja? shall I peel your orange for you?
2. (guisantes, frutos secos, huevo) to shell
nueces peladas shelled walnuts

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