Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Sunday June 27, 2010
Like destapar, to uncover, tapar, to cover, derives from the noun for lid or covering, tapa.
La tapé con una manta.
I covered her with a blanket.
In some contexts it requires a different translation.
Tapa la olla.
Put the lid on the saucepan.
Bostezó y no hizo a tiempo de taparse la boca.
He yawned and he wasn’t quick enough to put his hand over his mouth.
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