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prod / empujón
prod   [prɒd]
A. -noun
1. (=push)   empujónoun (m)   (with elbow)   codazo (m)
(=jab)   pinchazo (m)
·to give somebody a prod
·dar un pinchazo a somebody, someone
·he needs an occasional prod
(figurative)   hay que darle un empujónoun de vez en cuando
2. also cattle prod   aguijada (f),   picana (f) Latin America
B. -transitive verb
(=push)   empujar   (with elbow)   codear,   dar un codazo a
(=jab)   pinchar,   punzar   (with goad)   agujar
·he needs to be prodded all the time
(figurative)   hay que pincharlo or empujarlo constantemente
·to prod somebody into doing something
·instar a somebody, someone a hacer algo
C. -intransitive verb
·he prodded at the fire with a stick
·atizó el fuego con un palo
·she prodded gingerly at the sleeping dog
·sacudió levemente y con cautela al perro que dormía
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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