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lick / lamer
lick   [lɪk]
A. -transitive verb
1. lamer
·flames were licking (at) the door
·las llamas empezaron a lamer la puerta
·to lick one'noun wounds
(literally)   lamerse las heridas   (figurative)   curarse las heridas
a. to lick somebody'noun boots   *   hacer la pelota or dar coba a somebody, someone *
b. to lick something into shape   *   poner algo a punto
2. *
(=defeat)   dar una paliza a *
B. -noun
1. (with tongue)   lametazo (m),   lengüetada (f)
a. a lick and a promise   *   una lavada a la carrera or de cualquier manera
2. (figurative)
·a lick of paint
·una mano de pintura
·a lick of polish
·un poquito de cera
3. *
·to go at a good or a fair old lick
ir a buen tren *
·at full lick   a todo gas *,   a toda mecha *
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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