Translation of afanar in English:

afanar

to swipe, v.

transitive verb

  • 1slang

    (robar)
    to swipe informal
    to nick British informal
    to pinch British informal
  • 2Colombia informal

    • 2.1(apurar)

      to rush

    • 2.2(preocupar)

      to worry

  • 3Peru informal

    (chica) to hit on US informal
    (chica) to try to get off with British informal

pronominal verb

  • 1

    (esforzarse)
    to work
    to toil
    afanarse en + inf to strive to + inf
    afanarse por + inf to strive to + inf
    afanarse por que + subj
  • 2slang

    (enfático, robar)
    (cigarrillos/radio) to swipe informal
    (cigarrillos/radio) to nick British informal
    (cigarrillos/radio) to pinch British informal