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Spanish translation: hojear

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English term or phrase:flip through
Spanish translation:hojear
Entered by: Jairo Payan
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23:49 Mar 15, 2007
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
English term or phrase: flip through
Explain that page A is the front cover and page D is the back cover.If necessary, have them practice flipping through the book in order.

Cualquier sustentación para el significado aportado sería apreciada.
Jairo Payan
Colombia
Local time: 18:56
hojear
Explanation:
this is what we use in Mexico to flip through pages of a magazine, foe example...
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patyjs
Mexico
Local time: 18:56
Grading comment
Gracias; al parecer no hay mayor discusión.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +8hojear
patyjs


  

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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +8
hojear


Explanation:
this is what we use in Mexico to flip through pages of a magazine, foe example...

patyjs
Mexico
Local time: 18:56
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Gracias; al parecer no hay mayor discusión.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Amancio Iglesias: y también en España, también existe ojear, pero hay un ligero matiz de diferencia
1 min

agree  Lydia De Jorge
1 min

agree  Nivia Martínez
24 mins

agree  Andrea Quintana: DRAE: Hojear: 2. tr. Pasar las hojas de un libro, leyendo deprisa algunos pasajes. OJEAR: 4. tr. Mirar superficialmente un texto.
30 mins

agree  German Gonzalez
3 hrs

agree  Elena Carbonell: Eso es, hojear es perfecto. Ojear también existe pero es otro verbo.
8 hrs

agree  patricia scott
9 hrs

agree  Erica Scorians
13 hrs
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