Nap in spanish


pronunciation: siestɑ part of speech: noun
In gestures

nap1 = siesta. 

Example: A small, but growing, number of employers are allowing workplace naps; some are actively encouraging this little reprieve from consciousness.


» against the nap = a contrapelo.

Example: Brush your curtains regularly, against the nap and then with the nap direction, to remove dust.

» have + a nap = echarse una siestecita, dormir una siestecita, echarse una cabezadita, echarse una siestita.

Example: But now they are eleven and eight -- they can take care of themselves while their mummy has a nap.

» power nap = cabezada que te deja nuevo. [Usado para referirse a una siesta que ayuda a recuperar energías]

Example: Recent research also demonstrates that power naps can boost productivity.

» take + a nap = echarse una siesta, dormir una siesta.

Example: I find that we are so linked to the computer that when the computer takes a nap we just sit there staring into space.

nap2 = echarse una siesta, dormir una siesta, dar una cabezadita. 

Example: This new & novel US workplace initiative to nap on the job is contrasted with the recent marked decline of the siesta in Mexico, Spain, & Italy.

Nap synonyms

sleep in spanish: dormir, pronunciation: slip part of speech: noun, verb snooze in spanish: dormitar, pronunciation: snuz part of speech: noun, verb catnap in spanish: siestecita, pronunciation: kætnæp part of speech: noun forty winks in spanish: guiños cuarenta, pronunciation: fɔrtiwɪŋks part of speech: noun short sleep in spanish: sueño corto, pronunciation: ʃɔrtslip part of speech: noun catch a wink in spanish: coger un guiño, pronunciation: kætʃəwɪŋk part of speech: verb cat sleep in spanish: sueño del gato, pronunciation: kætslip part of speech: noun
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