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whip

noun [C]  /hwɪp, wɪp/ us  

whip noun [C] (STRAP)

a piece of leather or rope fastened to a stick, used to train and control animals or, esp. in the past, to hit people: The trainer cracked his whip, and the lions sat in a circle.

whip noun [C] (POLITICS)

an elected representative of a political party in a legislature whose job is to gather support from other legislators (= law makers) for particular legislation and to encourage them to vote the way their party wants them to

whip

verb  /hwɪp, wɪp/ (-pp-) us  

whip verb (MOVE QUICKLY)

[always + adv/prep] to bring or take (something) quickly, or to move quickly: [M] They whipped my plate away before I’d even finished. [M] Bill whipped out his harmonica. [I] The wind whipped around the corner of the building.

whip verb (BEAT FOOD)

[T] to beat cream, eggs, potatoes, etc., with a special utensil in order to make it thick and soft: I still need to whip the cream for the pie.

whip verb (STRAP)

[T] to hit a person with a whip, esp. for punishment, or to hit an animal with a whip in order to control it or make it move more quickly: To train them, owners often whip their pit bulls. fig. Dallas whipped Buffalo 52 to 17 (= beat them by this score).
Traducciones de “whip”
en coreano 채찍…
en árabe سَوْط…
en francés fouet, whip…
en turco kırbaç, kamçı…
en italiano frusta…
en chino (tradicionál) 擊打的器具, 鞭子,皮鞭…
en ruso плеть, кнут…
en polaco bicz, bat…
en español látigo, oficial disciplinario de partido…
en portugués chicote, açoite…
en alemán die Peitsche, der/die Einpeitscher(in)…
en catalán fuet…
en japonés むち…
en chino (simplificado) 击打的器具, 鞭子,皮鞭…
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