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(V) Body Positions II

(V) Body Positions II
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verb stand

Translation: estar de pie

Definition of stand in English

To stay supported on the feet in an upright position.

Definition of stand in Spanish

Permanecer apoyado sobre los pies en posición vertical.

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verb be seated

Translation: estar sentado

Definition of be seated in English

To stay with the buttocks resting on a surface.

Definition of be seated in Spanish

Permanecer con las nalgas apoyadas en una superficie.

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noun sit down

Translation: sentar

Definition of sit down in English

To rest the buttocks on a surface.

Definition of sit down in Spanish

Apoyar las nalgas en una superficie.

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noun stand up

Translation: levantar

Definition of stand up in English

To move from a sitting or lying position to an upright position, supported on the feet.

Definition of stand up in Spanish

Pasar de estar sentado o tumbado a estar apoyado sobre los pies en posición vertical.

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verb sit up

Translation: incorporarse

Definition of sit up in English

Of someone who is lying down, to lift the trunk.

Definition of sit up in Spanish

En relación con alguien que está tumbado: Levantar el tronco.

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verb lie down

Translation: tumbarse

Definition of lie down in English

To assume a horizontal position on a surface.

Definition of lie down in Spanish

Adoptar una posición horizontal sobre una superficie.

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verb lean back

Translation: recostarse

Definition of lean back in English

Of a seated person, to incline the torso and support it against something.

Definition of lean back in Spanish

En relación con una persona sentada: Inclinar el tronco y apoyarlo sobre algo.

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verb tuck in

Translation: arropar

Definition of tuck in in English

To cover someone who is lying down in bedding.

Definition of tuck in in Spanish

Cubrir con la ropa de cama a alguien acostado.

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verb cover

Translation: tapar

Definition of cover in English

To place something over a surface so that it is totally or partially hidden.

Definition of cover in Spanish

Colocar algo sobre una superficie de forma que quede total o parcialmente oculta.

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verb uncover

Translation: destapar

Definition of uncover in English

To remove something that partially or totally overlies a surface.

Definition of uncover in Spanish

Retirar algo que oculta total o parcialmente una superficie.

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verb uncover oneself

Translation: destaparse

Definition of uncover oneself in English

Of someone who is lying down, to remove the bedding that covers them.

Definition of uncover oneself in Spanish

En relación con alguien que está acostado: Apartar la ropa de cama que lo cubre.

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verb curl up

Translation: acurrucarse

Definition of curl up in English

To move the body into a position that occupies minimal space.

Definition of curl up in Spanish

Encoger el cuerpo de forma que se minimice el espacio ocupado.

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verb stretch

Translation: estirarse

Definition of stretch in English

To extend the limbs in order to reinvigorate them after a lack of activity.

Definition of stretch in Spanish

Extender las extremidades para eliminar el entumecimiento propio de la falta de actividad.