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Definición de “flick” en inglés

flick

verb [I + adv/prep, T] uk   /flɪk/ us  
to move or hit something with a short sudden movement: He carefully flicked the loose hairs from the shoulders of his jacket. She quickly flicked the crumbs off the table. Horses flick their tails to make flies go away. Windscreen wipers flick from side to side. The boys ran round the swimming pool, flicking each other with their towels. The lizard flicked out its tongue at a fly. His eyes flicked between her and the door.

flick

noun [C] uk   /flɪk/ us  

flick noun [C] (QUICK MOVEMENT)

a sudden, quick movement: With a flick of its tail, the cat was gone. A flick of a switch turns the machine on. have a flick through sth to quickly look at the pages of a book, magazine, etc.: I've had a flick through their brochure and it looks quite interesting.

flick noun [C] (FILM)

UK old-fashioned informal a film the flicks [plural] UK old-fashioned informal the cinema: What's on at the flicks this week?
(Definition of flick from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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