Bone in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation and Dictionary
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bone
[bəʊn]
noun
1. hueso (m) (of person, animal); espina (f) (of fish)
  • bone china porcelana (f) fina
  • bone meal harina (f) de hueso
2. (idioms)
  • to work one's fingers to the bone matarse trabajando or a trabajar (español de España)
  • to be bone idle or lazy ser más vago(a) que la chaqueta de un guardia
  • I feel it in my bones tengo una corazonada
  • bone of contention manzana (f) de la discordia
  • to have a bone to pick with somebody (familiar) tener que arreglar or ajustar cuentas con alguien
  • he made no bones about it no trató de disimularlo
  • close to the bone fuera de tono (tactless, risqué)
transitive verb
3. deshuesar (fillet) (chicken); quitar las espinas a (fish)
4. follarse or tirarse a (vulgar) (have sex with) (Estados UnidosEsp), cogerse a (Am), chingarse a (español de México)
bone [bəʊn]
noun
1 [of human, animal etc] hueso (m); [of fish] espina (f)
bones [of dead] huesos (m); (more respectfully) restos (m) mortales; bone of contention manzana (f) de la discordia; chilled or frozen to the bone congelado de frío; to cut costs to the bone reducir los gastos al mínimo
It has survived by cutting its costs to the bone Profit margins have been slashed to the bone in an attempt to keep turnover moving
I feel it in my bones tengo esa corazonada; me da en la nariz (informal); (Esp) he won't make old bones no llegará a viejo
close to the bone (joke) subido de tono
I have a bone to pick with you tenemos una cuenta que ajustar
to make no bones about doing sth no vacilar en hacer algo
he made no bones about it no se anduvo con rodeos
to work one's fingers to the bone trabajar como un esclavo
2 (substance) hueso (m)
...a handle made of bone ...a pocketknife with a bone handle
transitive verb
[+meat] deshuesar; [+fish] quitar las espinas a;
modifier
bone china (n) porcelana (f) fina
bone marrow (n) médula (f) ósea
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