Translation: from spanish

to flick sth

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  • flick — flick1 [flık] v [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: From the sound of a light blow] 1.) [T usually + adverb/preposition] to make something move away by hitting or pushing it suddenly or quickly, especially with your thumb and finger ▪ Papa flicked the ash… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flick — 1 verb 1 (T) to make something move away by hitting or pushing it suddenly or quickly, especially with your thumb and finger : flick sth from/off etc: Papa flicked the ash from his cigar. | flick sth away/off etc: I flicked away the dandruff from …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • flick — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ quick ▪ deft VERB + FLICK ▪ give (sth) ▪ The fish gave a quick flick of its tail. PREPOSITION …   Collocations dictionary

  • flick — [flɪk] verb I 1) [I/T] to move quickly and suddenly, or to make something move quickly and suddenly She flicked back her long dark hair.[/ex] 2) [T] to move a switch in order to turn something on or off He flicked on the light.[/ex] • flick… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • ˌflick ˈthrough sth — phrasal verb to look quickly at the pages of a magazine or book …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • switch — switch1 W3S2 [swıtʃ] v 1.) [I and T] to change from doing or using one thing to doing or using another switch to ▪ She worked as a librarian before switching to journalism. switch from sth to sth ▪ Duval could switch easily from French to English …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • light — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 brightness ADJECTIVE ▪ clear, good ▪ bright, brilliant, harsh, intense, strong ▪ blinding …   Collocations dictionary

  • switch — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 small button/lever ADJECTIVE ▪ master, power ▪ The master switch is under the stairs. ▪ electric, electrical ▪ off …   Collocations dictionary

  • eye — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 part of the body ADJECTIVE ▪ left, right ▪ amber, blue, brown, dark, golden, green, grey/gray …   Collocations dictionary

  • paper — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 material ADJECTIVE ▪ thick, thin ▪ plain ▪ lined ▪ graph ▪ A3 …   Collocations dictionary

  • read — read1 W1S1 [ri:d] v past tense and past participle read [red] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(words/books)¦ 2¦(find information)¦ 3¦(read and speak)¦ 4¦(music/maps etc)¦ 5¦(computer)¦ 6¦(understand something in a particular way)¦ 7¦(have words on)¦ 8¦(style of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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