transitive verbunstopping, unstopped
1(unblock)(pipe/drain) desatascar(pipe/drain) destapar Latin America
- Returning as was her wont, she then commanded the same child that had stopped the hole to unstop it, whereupon the lad regained his sight.
- This means that the tenant must clean the premises, mend the electric light if it is fused, unstop blocked sinks and generally do the little jobs about the place which a reasonable tenant would do.
- ‘Well, he likes to talk a good game,’ he replied, his rolling voice picked by staccato clearings of his throat; it was like an unstopped faucet and had to be cleared frequently.
- Divination is an even more straightforward transaction; like paying a plumber for unstopping a sink, we pay a reader for forecasting events.
- The horrors of apartheid flowed through them-but now the mask is off, and stories flow ‘like water from an unstopped faucet.’
- In this procedure each bone was put in an unstopped vial filled with deionized water and all air removed.
- ‘Those were not normal bats,’ she spoke as she unstopped an elixir and drained it.
- Christina unstopped the small bottle and read the label.
- ‘Good afternoon highness,’ the maid briskly said as she unstopped one of the bottles and lifted the tumbler.’
- Most of the bottles had come unstopped, and there was now a large, pungent puddle on the carpet.
- She saw a flask hovering to one side and reached for it weakly, finding that it was already unstopped.