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English translation of 'escupir'

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Verb Table intransitive verb
to spit
escupir a algn to spit at sb
escupir a la cara de algn to spit in sb’s face
escupir en el suelo to spit on the ground
▪ idiom: ser de medio escupir (informal) to be as common as muck (informal)
Verb Table transitive verb
1.  [persona]
[sangre] to spit
[comida] to spit out
[palabra] to spitspit out
2.  (arrojar)
[llamas] to belch outspew
3.  (informal) (confesar) to cough (informal)sing (informal)

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Example Sentences Including 'escupir'

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Como por arte de birlibirloque, cuando sonó el " tarí-tarí-taritaratí " de los populares el cielo dejó de escupir la mezcla de agua con barro que ayer cayó sobre Madrid.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
Se puso boca abajo y fue regresando sin prisa, los ojos entornados bajo el sol, la boca redonda y abierta para escupir.
Juan Carlos Onetti Juntacadáveres
Volvió a escupir mientras doblaba, mientras componía la cara mientras un viento helado y tranquilo traía un murmullo de música y el olor del asado y las ramas ardiendo.
Juan Carlos Onetti El astillero

Trends of 'escupir'

Used Occasionally. escupir is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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'escupir' in Other Languages

British English: spit /spɪt/ VERB
If someone spits, they force an amount of spit out of their mouth. If you spit liquid or food somewhere, you force a small amount of it out of your mouth.
People were spitting and throwing stones at me.
  • American English: spit
  • Arabic: يَبْصِقُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: cuspir
  • Chinese: 吐痰
  • Croatian: pljuvati
  • Czech: plivat
  • Danish: spytte
  • Dutch: spuwen
  • European Spanish: escupir
  • Finnish: sylkeä
  • French: cracher
  • German: spucken
  • Greek: φτύνω
  • Italian: sputare
  • Japanese: つばを吐く
  • Korean: 침을 뱉다
  • Norwegian: spytte
  • Polish: plunąć
  • European Portuguese: cuspir
  • Romanian: a scuipa
  • Russian: плевать
  • Spanish: escupir
  • Swedish: spotta
  • Thai: ถ่มน้ำลาย
  • Turkish: tükürmek
  • Ukrainian: плювати
  • Vietnamese: nhổ nước bọt


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