Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Friday May 14, 2010
to walk on; to tread on
The core idea behind pisar is setting foot on a surface:
¿Se puede pisar el suelo de la cocina?
Can I walk on the kitchen floor.
If you tread on someone’s foot by mistake, pisar is the word you use:
Perdona, te he pisado.
Sorry, I trod on your foot.
When you’re driving you may want to put your foot down:
Pisé el acelerador a fondo.
I put my foot down.
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