revólver


revólver
v.
1 to stir (mezclar) (líquido).
Ellos revuelven los ingredientes They stir the ingredients.
2 to turn upside down, to mess up.
3 to upset.
me revuelve el estómago o las tripas it makes my stomach turn
Ellos revolvieron el cuarto They messed up the room.
Eso revuelve mi estómago That turns my stomach.
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revolver
Conjugation model [MOVER], like {{link=mover}}mover (pp revuelto,-a)
verbo transitivo
1 (agitar) to stir
2 (mezclar) to mix
3 (ensalada) to toss
4 (habitación, casa, etc) to turn upside down
revolvimos toda la habitación pero no lo encontramos we turned the room upside down but couldn't find it
5 (papeles) to rummage through; (bolso, bolsillo, etc) to rummage in
revolvió en el bolsillo y encontró el mechero she rummaged in her pocket and found the lighter
6 (producir náuseas) to upset, turn
le revolvió el estómago it turned his stomach
verbo pronominal revolverse
1 (moverse) to fidget; (en la cama) to toss and turn
2 (volverse con rapidez) to turn around, spin round
3 (tiempo) to turn stormy; (mar) to become rough
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FRASEOLOGÍA
revolverse contra alguien figurado to turn against somebody
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verb
1) to stir
2) turn upside down
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( pp revuelto)
1. VT
1) [+ líquido] to stir
2) [+ papeles] to look through
3) [+ tierra] to turn over, turn up, dig over
4) (=enredar)

¡deja de revolver!, ¡no revuelvas! — [a niño] stop messing about with things!, stop fidgeting!

5) (=desordenar) to mix up, mess up

han revuelto toda la casa — they've turned the whole house upside down

6) [+ asunto] to go into, investigate

revolver algo en la cabeza — to turn sth over in one's mind

7) (Pol) to stir up, cause unrest among; [+ persona] to provoke, rouse to anger
8)

revolver los ojos — to roll one's eyes

revolver el estómago — to turn one's stomach

9) (=envolver) to wrap up
2.
VI

revolver en — to go through, rummage in, rummage about in

revolver en los bolsillos — to feel in one's pockets, fumble in one's pockets

3.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) <salsa/guiso> to stir

me revuelve el estómago — it turns my stomach

b) (AmL) <dados> to shake
2) <cajones/papeles> to rummage through, go through

me revolvieron toda la casa — they turned the whole house upside down

revolverla(s) — (Chi fam) to live it up (colloq)

2.
revolver vi

revolvió en mis cosas — he rummaged through my things

3.
revolverse v pron
a) (moverse)

se revolvía inquieto sin poder dormir — he tossed and turned, unable to sleep

b) (dar la vuelta) to turn around
c) (con agresión)

revolverse CONTRA alguien — to turn on somebody

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= revolver, pistol, stir, rummage (among/through), gun, rifle through.
Ex. A heart on a pink background thus indicates 'romance' (rather than medicine) and a magnifying glass or a gun might indicate a detective story though a gun might mean a 'western' if it is a revolver and a war story if it is a field gun.
Ex. At the time of his arrest he was beaten, kicked and clubbed in the head with the butt of a pistol, resulting in health problems which are not being properly treated in prison = En el momento de su arresto le habían golpeado, dado patadas y golpeado en la cabeza con la culata de una pistola, causándole problemas de salud que están siendo tratados adecuadadamente en la cárcel.
Ex. The article is entitled 'Take 25 branches and stir gently... a recipe for success'.
Ex. But searching an Internet database through hot new technique such as Wide Area Information Servers is vastly different from using the BITNET protocols to rummage through files on one of its server computers.
Ex. A situation involving the dangerous or apparently dangerous person (perhaps someone reportedly carrying a gun or knife) requires the librarian to summon expert help.
Ex. We could rifle through history and find many a world leader who has had a misty-eyed public moment.
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* revolver el gallinero = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons.
* revolver el palomar = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons.
* revolverlo todo = turn + everything upside down.
* revolver toda la casa = turn + the house upside down.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) <salsa/guiso> to stir

me revuelve el estómago — it turns my stomach

b) (AmL) <dados> to shake
2) <cajones/papeles> to rummage through, go through

me revolvieron toda la casa — they turned the whole house upside down

revolverla(s) — (Chi fam) to live it up (colloq)

2.
revolver vi

revolvió en mis cosas — he rummaged through my things

3.
revolverse v pron
a) (moverse)

se revolvía inquieto sin poder dormir — he tossed and turned, unable to sleep

b) (dar la vuelta) to turn around
c) (con agresión)

revolverse CONTRA alguien — to turn on somebody

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= revolver, pistol, stir, rummage (among/through), gun, rifle through.

Ex: A heart on a pink background thus indicates 'romance' (rather than medicine) and a magnifying glass or a gun might indicate a detective story though a gun might mean a 'western' if it is a revolver and a war story if it is a field gun.

Ex: At the time of his arrest he was beaten, kicked and clubbed in the head with the butt of a pistol, resulting in health problems which are not being properly treated in prison = En el momento de su arresto le habían golpeado, dado patadas y golpeado en la cabeza con la culata de una pistola, causándole problemas de salud que están siendo tratados adecuadadamente en la cárcel.
Ex: The article is entitled 'Take 25 branches and stir gently... a recipe for success'.
Ex: But searching an Internet database through hot new technique such as Wide Area Information Servers is vastly different from using the BITNET protocols to rummage through files on one of its server computers.
Ex: A situation involving the dangerous or apparently dangerous person (perhaps someone reportedly carrying a gun or knife) requires the librarian to summon expert help.
Ex: We could rifle through history and find many a world leader who has had a misty-eyed public moment.
* revolver el gallinero = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons.
* revolver el palomar = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons.
* revolverlo todo = turn + everything upside down.
* revolver toda la casa = turn + the house upside down.

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revolver [E11 ]
vt
A
1 ‹salsa/guiso› to stir estómago
2 (AmL) (agitar) ‹dados› to shake
3 (Chi) ‹cartas/dominó› to shuffle
B (desordenar) ‹cajones/papeles› to rummage through, go through
además de robarme me revolvieron toda la casa they didn't just steal things, they turned the whole house upside down
revolverla(s) (Chi fam); to live it up (colloq)
■ revolver
vi
había estado revolviendo en mis cosas he had been rummaging around in o rummaging through my things
revolverse
v pron
1
(moverse): se revolvía inquieto sin poder dormir he tossed and turned, unable to sleep
2 (dar la vuelta) to turn around
se revolvían en sus asientos they kept turning around in their seats
3 (con agresión) revolverse CONTRA algn to turn on sb
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Multiple Entries:
revolver    
revólver
revolver (conjugate revolver) verbo transitivo
a)salsa/guisoto stir;

me revuelve el estómago it turns my stomach

b) (AmL) ‹dadosto shake

c)cajones/papelesto rummage through, go through;

[ladrones] ‹casato turn … upside down
verbo intransitivo:
revolvió en mis cosas he rummaged through my things

revólver sustantivo masculino
revolver
revolver
I verbo transitivo
1 (dando vueltas) to stir
2 (disgustar, causar desagrado) to make sick, upset
3 (un asunto) to think over: será mejor que no revuelvas el asunto de su ascenso, you're better off not mulling over his promotion
4 (los cajones, una casa, etc) to turn upside down
5 (los ánimos, a una multitud) to stir up: su discurso revolvió los ánimos, his speech agitated the crowd
II verbo intransitivo
1 (en el pasado, etc) to rummage through, dig around in
2 (con una cuchara, etc) to stir: no dejes de revolver, o se cortará, don't stop stirring or it'll curdle
♦ Locuciones: revolver el estómago, to turn one's stomach: me revuelve el estómago cuando le hace la pelota, it makes me sick when she plays up to him
revólver sustantivo masculino revolver

'revólver' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
alborotar
- hurgar
- revolver
- trastear
- andar
- culata
- pega
English:
handgun
- jumble
- mix up
- revolver
- rifle
- shuffle
- six-shooter
- stir up
- toss
- turn
- air
- churn
- dog
- drop
- gun
- holster
- ransack
- shake
- stir
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revolver
vt
1. [mezclar] [líquido] to stir;
[ensalada] to toss; [objetos] to mix; Am [dados] to shake; CSur [baraja] to shuffle;
la travesía me ha revuelto el estómago the crossing has made me sick in my stomach;
Prov
revolver Roma con Santiago to leave no stone unturned
2. [desorganizar] to turn upside down, to mess up;
[cajones] to turn out;
los niños revolvieron la casa the children left the house in a complete mess;
lo dejaron todo revuelto they turned the place upside down
3. [irritar] to upset;
me revuelve el estómago o [m5]las tripas it makes my stomach turn
4. [alterar]
revolver los ánimos to cause feelings to run high
vi
revolver en [armario, pasado] to rummage around in;
¿quién ha estado revolviendo en mis cajones? who's been rummaging around in my drawers?
See also the pronominal verb revolverse
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revolver
<part revuelto>
I v/t
1 GASTR stir
2 estómago turn
3 (desordenar) mess up, turn upside down
II v/i rummage (en in)
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revolver {89} vt
1) : to move about, to mix, to shake, to stir
2) : to upset (one's stomach)
3) : to mess up, to rummage through
revolver la casa: to turn the house upside down
See also the reflexive verb revolverse
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revolver vb
1. (agitar) to stir [pt. & pp. stirred]
revuelve el cacao con la leche stir the cocoa into the milk
2. (desordenar) to mess up
me has revuelto todos los apuntes you've messed all my notes up
3. (desordenar buscando algo) to go through
revolvieron todos los cajones they went through all the drawers
revolver el estómago to turn your stomach

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