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Definición de “dip” en inglés

dip

verb [I]
 
 
/dɪp/ (-pp-)
to go down to a lower level, often by a small amount or for a short time: House prices are likely to dip in the first three months of the year.dip from sth to sth Employment gains dipped from 2.6% to only 1.7%. Group sales dipped by 4% last quarter.
dip a/your toe into sth to start very carefully to do or become involved in something that you are not experienced at: Ordinary investors need to feel they are getting a good deal when they dip their toes into the stock market. If you are keen to dip your toes into European funds, there are a number to choose from.
dip into your pocket informal to spend some of your money on something: She admitted that she had been forced to dip into her own pocket to make up a funding shortfall.
→ See also double-dip, dip into sth
(Definition of dip verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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