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sing / cantar
sing   [sɪŋ]
sang   past tense
sung   past participle
A. -transitive verb
[+song, words]   cantar   (figurative)
(=intone)   entonar
·singular us a song!
·¡cántanos una canciónoun!
·the words are sung to the tune of ...
·la letra se canta con la melodía de ...
·she sings [alto]
·canta contralto
·to singular a child to [sleep]
·arrullar a un niño,   adormecer a un niño cantando
a. to singular somebody'noun praises   cantar las alabanzas de somebody, someone
b. to singular a different tune   ver las cosas de otro color
B. -intransitive verb
1. [person, bird]   cantar
·"what do you do for a living?" -- "I singular"
·--¿a qué te dedicas? --canto or --soy cantante
·to singular [to]/[for] somebody
·cantar a somebody, someone
·to singular [to] [o.noun.]
·cantar solo
·they sang [to] the accompaniment of the piano
·cantaban acompañados del piano
2. [wind, kettle]   silbar
[ears]   zumbar
3. (United States)   *   (figurative)
(=act as informer)   cantar *
(=confess)   confesar
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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