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sweep up / barrer
 
sweep up   sweep
A. -intransitive verb + adverb
1. (with broom, brush)   barrer
2. ·to sweep up to something: the car swept up to the house
(majestically)   el coche subió majestuosamente hasta la casa   (fast)   el coche subió a toda velocidad hasta la casa
·the lawn swept up to the woods
·el césped llegaba or se extendía hasta el bosque
·the drive sweeps up to the house
·el camino de entrada se alza majestuoso hasta la casa
B. -transitive verb + adverb
1. (=clean up)   (with brush)   recoger con un cepillo   (with broom)   recoger con una escoba
2. (=seize, pick up)
[person]   coger,   agarrar Latin America
[storm]   arrastrar
·I swept her up in my arms
·la levanté en mis brazos
3. (=arrange)   recoger
·her hair was swept up in a bun
·tenía el pelo recogido en un moño
4. (figurative)
(=carry along)
·she had been swept up in an exciting relationship
·se había dejado arrastrar por una relaciónoun apasionante
·they became so swept up with excitement that ...
·se dejaron llevar tanto por el entusiasmo que ...
 
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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