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whip / látigo
 
whip   [wɪp]
A. -noun
1. (for training, driving animals)   látigo (m)
(=riding crop)   fusta (f),   fuete (m) Latin America   (for punishment)   azote (m)
·he was given 20 lashes of the whip
·le dieron 20 latigazos con el azote
crack  
2. (British, Great Britain)   (parliament)
2.1. (=person)   diputado encargado de la disciplina del partido en el parlamento
·chief whip
diputado jefe encargado de la disciplina del partido en el parlamento
2.2. (=call)
·(two-line/three-line) whip
citaciónoun (con subrayado doble/triple) para que un diputado acuda a votar en una cuestiónoun importante
3. (culinary, cooking )   batido (m) de claras de huevo o nata
B. -transitive verb
1. (with whip, stick)
[+horse]   fustigar
[+person]   azotar
[+child]   dar un azote a, dar una paliza a
a. to whip into a frenzy
·he was whipping the crowd into a frenzy
·estaba provocando el frenesí en la multitud
shape  
2. literary
[wind]   azotar
·the wind whipped her skirts around her legs
·el viento hacía que la falda le azotara las piernas
3. (culinary, cooking )
[+cream]   montar
[+mixture, egg white]   batir
4. *
(=defeat)   dar una paliza a *
5. *
(=remove)
·he whipped a gun [out of] his pocket
·en un abrir y cerrar de ojos sacó un revólver del bolsillo
·he whipped the letter out of my hand
·me quitó la carta de la mano de un tirónoun,   me arrebató la carta
6. (=rush)
·they whipped her [into] hospital
·la llevaron al hospital a toda prisa
7. (British, Great Britain)   *
(=steal)   mangar *,   birlar *
8. (=strengthen)
[+rope]   reforzar
9. (sewing)
[+hem, seam]   sobrehilar
C. -intransitive verb
1. (=speed, rush)
·I whipped [into] a parking space
·me metí enseguida en un hueco para aparcar
·I'll just whip into the chemist'noun
·voy en un segundo a la farmacia
2. (=lash)
·the rope broke and whipped [across] his face
·la cuerda se rompió y le azotó la cara
3. (=flap)   batir
·the rigging was whipping against the mast of the yacht
·las jarcias batían contra el masculineástil del yate
D. -compound
·whip hand   -noun
a. to have the whip hand   llevar la voz cantante
b. to have the whip hand over somebody   llevar ventaja a somebody, someone
 
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