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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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