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Spanish translation of “dip”

dip

verb /dip/ (past tense, past participle dipped)
to lower into any liquid for a moment
mojar
He dipped his bread in the soup .
to slope downwards
descender , bajar
The road dipped just beyond the crossroads .
to lower the beam of ( car headlights )
bajar
He dipped his lights as the other car approached .
(of a ship ) to lower (a flag ) briefly in salute .
bajar bandera
dip into phrasal verb to withdraw amounts from (a supply , eg of money )
echar mano de
I’ve been dipping into my savings recently .
to look briefly at (a book ) or to study (a subject ) in a casual manner
hojear , leer por encima
I’ve dipped into his book on Shakespeare, but I haven’t read it right through.
(Definition of dip from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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