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wash / a esa chaqueta no le vendría mal un lavado
 
wash   [wɒʃ]
A. -noun
1. (=act of washing)
·that jacket could do with a wash
·a esa chaqueta no le vendría mal un lavado
·to [give] something a wash
(generally)   lavar algo
·to give one'noun hands/face a wash
·lavarse las manos/la cara
·to [have] a wash
·lavarse
2. (in washing-machine)   lavado (m)
·this setting gives you a cool wash
·en esta posiciónoun la masculineáquina hace un lavado en frío
3. (=laundry)   colada (f)
·I do a big wash on Mondays
·los lunes hago una colada grande
·I had two washes on the line
·tenía dos coladas en el tendedero
·your jeans are in the wash
(=being washed)   tus vaqueros se estánoun lavando
(=with dirty clothes)   tus vaqueros estánoun con la ropa sucia
·the colours run in the wash
·los colores destiñen con el lavado
a. it'll all come out in the wash   al final, todo se arreglará
4. [of ship, plane]   estela (f)
5. [of paint, distemper]   capa (f)   (Art)   aguada (f)
B. -transitive verb
1. (=clean)
[+clothes, car]   lavar
[+floor]   fregar
·to wash the dishes
·fregar (los platos),   lavar los platos
·the rain had washed the verandah clean
·la lluvia había limpiado la terraza
·to get washed
·lavarse
·to wash one'noun hands/hair
·lavarse las manos/el pelo
a. to wash one'noun hands of something   lavarse las manos de algo,   desentenderse de algo
b. to wash one'noun hands of somebody   despreocuparse de somebody, someone
linen  
2. (=paint)
·to wash the walls with distemper
·dar una mano de pintura (al temple) a las paredes
3. literary
(=lap)
[sea, waves]   bañar
·an island washed by a blue sea
·una isla bañada por el mar azul
4. (=sweep, carry)   arrastrar
·the sea washed it ashore
·el mar lo arrastró hasta la playa
·the house was washed downstream
·la casa fue arrastrada río abajo
·he was washed overboard
·cayó del barco arrastrado por las olas
C. -intransitive verb
1. (=have a wash)   lavarse
(=wash the dishes)   fregar
(=do the washing)   lavar (la) ropa
·I'll wash and you dry
·yo friego y secas
2. (=be washable)
[fabric]
·will it wash?
·¿se puede lavar?
·man-made fabrics usually wash well
·los tejidos sintéticos suelen lavarse bien
a. that excuse won't wash!   *   ¡esa excusa no cuela! *
3. [sea, waves]
·the sea washed against the cliffs
·el mar batía contra los acantilados
·small waves gently washed over the coral reef
·las pequeñas olas bañaban suavemente el arrecife de coral
·the oil washed ashore quite near here
·el petróleo fue arrastrado a la orilla bastante cerca de aquí
D. -compound
·wash bag   -noun
(United States)   neceser (m)
·wash cycle   -noun   ciclo (m) de lavado
·wash house   -noun   lavadero (m)
·wash leather   -noun   gamuza (f)
·wash sale   -noun
(United States)   venta (f) ficticia
 
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