1.1(have a stoop)she's beginning to stoop — se está encorvando
- he stoops a little — es un poco cargado de espaldas / encorvado
1.2stooping present participle(posture) encorvado(shoulders) caído
- His injuries healed but as he grew bigger the scar tissue contracted and he began to stoop like an old man.
- During the Brixton riots inquiry in 1981 his tall, stooping figure appeared regularly on television.
- Though he stoops over as if gravity is dragging down his meaty shoulders, Rod standing tall is six feet six inches and 270 pounds.
- After looking around for a few seconds, he stooped down to pick up a snail shell he found on the sidewalk.
- He stoops to recover the horseshoe from where it lies.
- Finn stooped down next to the bright, crystal clear water and started scooping handfuls of water into his mouth.
- Evelyn stooped down and picked the six-year-old girl up.
- The gentleman stooped down and plucked one of the blooms from its bed.
- Instinctively Loretta stooped down to pick it up.
- Adam stooped down and picked up the object, careful shutting the lid and placing it back on her nightstand.
- A wave of guilt washed over me and I stooped down to pick him up.
- He turned his back on me, went over to the generator, stooped and retrieved something.
- Mal shrugged as he stooped down to look into the car.
- I was pruning the flowerbeds, mowing the grass, that sort of thing, and had just stooped down to pick up a piece of litter when a red rubber ball landed about twenty centimetres from me.
- Borrowing a pen from another tourist, she stooped down to the boy's level.
- He stooped down and carefully peered around the doorway, both ways.
- Hands trembling, he stooped down to pick them off the road and steadied himself with one hand on the truck.
- I spun towards the voice, stooping to grab my knife.
- David grinned and stooped down beside his daughter.
- He then stooped down next to me and ran a hand over my hair.
- A man never stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Then, she pointed at the towering hill and at herself, then stooped down and wrote in the sand with her finger.
- He stooped down to the window and looked right at me, grinning.
- My balance regained, I stooped down to pick up the overgrown puppy that immediately began licking my face once it was within reach.
- I stooped down to pick up a book and then handed it to her.
- Jorge stooped down, picked it up and dusted it off.
- She would have stooped to retrieve her knives had he not waved his own at her threateningly.
- He stooped down to touch the road, then straightened up, worried.
3(demean oneself)how could she stoop so low? — ¿cómo pudo llegar tan bajo?
- to stoop to sth/-ing — rebajarse a algo/+ inf
- I'm not going to stoop to his level — no voy a rebajarme a su nivel
- to stoop to + inf — rebajarse a + inf
1don't stoop your shoulders! — ponte derecho
- he stoops his shoulders — se encorva
1(posture)he has a slight stoop — es un poco cargado de espaldas / encorvado
- she walks with a stoop — camina encorvada
- His sprightly frame is totally erect with not a hint of a stoop and his quick stride and purposeful gait would put men half his age to shame.
- He walked with a stoop and a rolling gait, the once upright take-on-the-world stance of the magnificent athlete now reduced to a shambling stagger.
- He was walking with a pronounced stoop, gleefully rubbing his hands together and grinning like a maniac.
- The elderly man is of medium height and build, wearing glasses and walking with a slight stoop.
- He noticed a beginning, almost imperceptible touch of red around her eyes, a stoop to her shoulders that had not been there before.
- Now 71, he is tanned and tall, with a slight stoop.
- Tuck was angular and lean, with a slight stoop, as he is today.
1(porch)(a la que se accede por una escalinata) entrada feminine
- About ten minutes later, we were sitting on the stoop of his building, putting on our roller blades.
- Around here, neighbors yelled to each other from their front stoops.
- She stepped up onto the stoop and fumbled around the doorway for the keypad.
- What I remember most is sitting on the back stoop of the house, crying.
- Momentarily, I will get up, take a few steps down the hallway, and peek out onto our front stoop.
- They opened the door, and slowly stepped out onto the stoop, looking out at the land in front of them.
- I was legitimately surprised when I saw Tucker, along with Emma and Hayden standing on the front stoop of my father's house.
- We've been sitting on the front stoop of an unlit house, blinking into the darkness, waiting, or so we thought.
- Lately, I have noticed a man sitting on the stoop of an apartment building near mine.
- The Sunday New York Times, wrapped in blue plastic, already was on the front stoop, and the smell of coffee was floating up from the kitchen.
- Concrete is popular for sidewalks, parking pads, patios, dumpster pads, front stoops, recreational areas, driveways, curbs, gutters and much more.
- It ended with a long kiss on my stoop and his promise to call the next day.
- Emma stormed out of the manor and collapsed on the front stoop in tears.
- When I bought my house, there were immense, ball-shaped evergreens on either side of the front stoop.
- She sets her buckets on the front stoop and pauses before opening the door.
- The ferryman was watching from the stoop of a nearby clapboard house as we rolled up.
- He was there standing on the front stoop, hands stuck in his pockets.
- Jackson was sitting on the stoop early in the morning, when the birds were just beginning to call and the sky was grey.
- The boy stands outside on the stoop of his house finishing the rest of his toast.
- I even let James kiss me on the stoop and it feels okay.