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trap

noun uk   us   /træp/

trap noun (STH THAT PREVENTS ESCAPE)

B2 [C] a device or hole for catching animals or people and preventing their escape: The fox got its foot caught in a trap.B2 [S] a dangerous or unpleasant situation which you have got into and from which it is difficult or impossible to escape: The undercover agents went to the rendezvous knowing that it might be a trap. She's too clever to fall into the trap of doing any unpaid work.
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trap noun (MOUTH)

[C] slang a mouth: Oh, shut your trap (= stop talking) - I'm bored of listening to you! I've told him it's a secret and he's to keep his trap shut (= not say anything about it).

trap noun (VEHICLE)

[C] a light carriage with two wheels pulled by a horse, used especially in the past

trap

verb [T] uk   us   /træp/ (-pp-)
to catch an animal in a trap: She survived in the forest by eating berries and trapping small animals and birds. to keep something such as heat or water in one place, especially because it is useful: A greenhouse stays warm because the glass traps the heat of the sun.be trapped B2 If someone or something is trapped, that person or thing is unable to move or escape from a place or situation: The two men died when they were trapped in a burning building. Fire officers used cutting equipment to free his legs, which were trapped under a steel beam.figurative Jack left the job after ten years because he was beginning to feel trapped.be trapped into (doing) sth to be forced or tricked into doing something that you do not want to do: In his book, Holden speculates that Shakespeare was an unfaithful husband who was trapped into marriage. She had been trapped into saying something she did not mean. to bring a football that is moving or falling through the air under control using your feet: In training, we get players to practise trapping the ball from awkward angles.
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Traducciones de “trap”
en árabe فَخّ…
en coreano 덫…
in Malaysian perangkap…
en francés piège…
en turco tuzak, kapan, kurtulması zor ve tehlikeli durum…
en italiano trappola…
en chino (tradicionál) 防止逃走的物件, 陷阱, 夾子…
en ruso ловушка, капкан…
en polaco pułapka…
in Vietnamese cái bẫy, kế hoạch để bẫy…
en español trampa…
en portugués armadilha, cilada…
in Thai กับดัก, กลอุบาย…
en alemán die Falle…
en catalán trampa…
en japonés わな…
in Indonesian perangkap, jebakan…
en chino (simplificado) 防止逃走的物件, 陷阱, 夹子…
(Definition of trap from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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