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[picando|picado] {verb}

1. general

picar (also: comer)
picar (also: comer)
picar (also: pinchar)
picar
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to bite [bit|bitten] {v.t.} (flea, bug)
Es como si un bicho del milenio les hubiera picado para que atrasaran el reloj a 1980 y antes.
It is as if they had been bitten by a millennium bug which sets the clock back to 1980 and before.
De hecho, seguimos apoyándolo -en nuestro caso se trata de una especie de "Año y pico» contra el Racismo.
In fact we are continuing it - in our case it is a sort of Year and a Bit against Racism.
De hecho, seguimos apoyándolo -en nuestro caso se trata de una especie de " Año y pico» contra el Racismo.
In fact we are continuing it - in our case it is a sort of Year and a Bit against Racism.
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to bite [bit|bitten] {v.i.} (mosquito)
Es como si un bicho del milenio les hubiera picado para que atrasaran el reloj a 1980 y antes.
It is as if they had been bitten by a millennium bug which sets the clock back to 1980 and before.
De hecho, seguimos apoyándolo -en nuestro caso se trata de una especie de "Año y pico» contra el Racismo.
In fact we are continuing it - in our case it is a sort of Year and a Bit against Racism.
De hecho, seguimos apoyándolo -en nuestro caso se trata de una especie de " Año y pico» contra el Racismo.
In fact we are continuing it - in our case it is a sort of Year and a Bit against Racism.
picar
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to bite [bit|bitten] {v.i.} (take bait)
Es como si un bicho del milenio les hubiera picado para que atrasaran el reloj a 1980 y antes.
It is as if they had been bitten by a millennium bug which sets the clock back to 1980 and before.
De hecho, seguimos apoyándolo -en nuestro caso se trata de una especie de "Año y pico» contra el Racismo.
In fact we are continuing it - in our case it is a sort of Year and a Bit against Racism.
De hecho, seguimos apoyándolo -en nuestro caso se trata de una especie de " Año y pico» contra el Racismo.
In fact we are continuing it - in our case it is a sort of Year and a Bit against Racism.
picar (also: cortar)
chop the garlic very finely
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to chop up {vb} (onion, parsley)
picar (also: perforar)
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to clip [clipped|clipped] {v.t.} [Brit.] (punch)
picar (also: cariar, descomponer)
picar (also: comerse)
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to eat away {vb} (moths)
picar
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to eat away at {vb} (moths)
picar
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to nibble [nibbled|nibbled] {v.t.} (eat, pick at)
picar
picar (also: deteriorar)
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to perish [perished|perished] {v.t.} (rubber, leather)
Por ello, la Unión Monetaria debe ser seguida de un nuevo salto en la integración política o bien irse a pique.
Therefore, monetary union must either be followed by a new leap towards political integration or perish.
picar (also: despertar)
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to pique [piqued|piqued] {v.t.} (arouse)
¿Por qué son tan extremadamente cautelosos los señores Piqué y Patten?
Why are Mr Patten and Mr Pique I Camps so incredibly cautious?
Piqué i Camps y al Sr. Patten su enérgica condena del terrorismo en Oriente Medio.
I thank both Mr Pique I Camps and Mr Patten for their clear condemnation of terrorism in the Middle East.
No obstante, como ha dicho el Ministro Piqué, ello confirma, a un tiempo, la necesidad de la empresa de Barcelona y su solidez.
Yet as Minister Piqué said, it confirms, at once the need for the Barcelona enterprise, and its resilience.
picar (also: marcar)
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to pit [pitted|pitted] {v.t.} (mark)
picar (also: perforar, ponchar)
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to punch [punched|punched] {v.t.} (perforate)
picar (also: raspar)
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to scratch {v.i.} (rub)
picar (also: arder, escocer)
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to smart {v.i.} (sting)
picar
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to sting [stung|stung] {v.t.} (bee, scorpion, jellyfish, nettle)
Pero si se las provoca entonces pican y en nuestro caso es exactamente igual.
But when bees are provoked they sting, and the same applies to us.
Pero espero que, en relación con el aguijón, no tenga usted el destino de una abeja, pues, como es sabido, éstas sólo pueden picar una vez.
However I hope, with reference to the sting which was also mentioned, that you do not share the fate of the bee which, as you know, can only sting once.
picar
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to sting [stung|stung] {v.i.} (insect, jellyfish, nettle)
Pero si se las provoca entonces pican y en nuestro caso es exactamente igual.
But when bees are provoked they sting, and the same applies to us.
Pero espero que, en relación con el aguijón, no tenga usted el destino de una abeja, pues, como es sabido, éstas sólo pueden picar una vez.
However I hope, with reference to the sting which was also mentioned, that you do not share the fate of the bee which, as you know, can only sting once.
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to take [took|taken] {v.i.} [Brit.] (to bite)
Debe ponerse especial cuidado para lograr que este sector no se vaya a pique.
Care should be taken to ensure that this sector does not collapse.
Realmente no es necesario tenerlas en cuenta, de lo contrario este proyecto acabará por irse a pique.
That really does need to be taken into account, otherwise this project will ultimately founder.
Ninguna de las partes de las negociaciones presupuestarias quería correr el riesgo de que estas conversaciones se fueran a pique a causa del presupuesto para 2006.
Neither party negotiating the budget wanted to take the risk of allowing these talks to founder on account of the 2006 budget.
picar
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to tickle [tickled|tickled] {v.i.} (wool, beard)

2. automotive

picar
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to pink [pinked|pinked] {v.i.} [Brit.] (engine)

3. Colombia

picar (also: guiñar)

4. Latin America

picar (also: botar)
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to bounce [bounced|bounced] {v.i.} (ball, object)
to bounce the ball

5. South America, colloquial

picar (also: largarse, irse, salir de prisa)
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to buzz off {vb} [coll.]

6. Spain

picar (also: moler)
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to chop up {vb} (grind)

7. Chile

picar (also: acelerar)
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to kick [kicked|kicked] {v.i.} (runner)

8. Mexico

picar
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to prick [pricked|pricked] {v.t.} (pierce, wound)
picar
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to prick [pricked|pricked] {v.i.} (pin, thorn)

Context sentences for "picar" in English

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Spanishpicar galletas entre horas engorda muchísimo
to eating cookies between meals is very fattening
Spanishnos sirvió un aperitivo con algo para picar
Spanishvoy a picar a mi viejo
I'm going to touch my old man for some money
Spanishpicar cebolla me hace llorar
Spanishpicar el gusanillo de viajar
Spanishpreparemos algo para picar
Spanishcincel para picar limas
Spanishsolo quiero picar algo
Spanishesto me hace picar
Spanishhacer picar la pelota
SpanishProbablemente ni siquiera habían imaginado lo fácil que les resultaría hacer picar el cebo, hasta el punto de que incluso el todoterreno en el que se transportaban las memorias USB era robado.
They probably did not even imagine how easily the bait would be taken, to the extent that even the 4x4 in which the flash drives were being transported was stolen.