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splash / salpicadura
splash   [splæʃ]
A. -noun
1. (=spray)   salpicadura (f)
(=splashing noise)   chapoteo (m)
·I heard a splash
· un chapoteo
·it fell with a great splash into the water
·hizo mucho ruido al caer al agua
·whisky with a splash of water
whisky (m) con un poquitínoun de agua
2. (=patch, spot)
a. [of light]   mancha (f)
·a splash of colour
·una mancha de color
3. (figurative)
·with a great splash of publicity
*   con mucho bombo publicitario *
a. to make a splash   *   causar sensaciónoun
B. -transitive verb
1. (generally)   salpicar
·to splash somebody with water
·salpicar a somebody, someone de agua
·don't splash me!
·¡no me salpiques!
·he splashed water on his face
·se echó agua en la cara
2. (=stain)   manchar
·to splash paint on the floor
·manchar el suelo de pintura
3. (figurative)
·the story was splashed across the front page
*   el reportaje apareció con grandes titulares en primera plana
C. -intransitive verb
1. [liquid, mud etcetera]
·mud splashed all over his trousers
·el barro le salpicó los pantalones
2. [person, animal]   (in water)   chapotear
·to splash across a stream
·cruzar un arroyo chapoteando
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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