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card
noun
1. (for greetings)
a. la tarjeta (F)
My cousin's birthday is next week; I should send her a card.El cumpleaños de mi prima es la próxima semana; debería enviarle una tarjeta.
2. (for games)
a. la carta (F)
Do you have a deck of cards we can use for poker?¿Tienes una baraja de cartas que podamos usar para póker?
b. el naipe (M)
Why don't we play cards to pass the time?¿Por qué no jugamos a los naipes para pasar el tiempo?
3. (for identification)
a. el carnet (M)
You need to show a proper identification card to enter the building.Se necesita mostrar un carnet de identificación adecuado para entrar en el edificio.
b. el carné (M)
You have to have a press card to be able to meet the players after the game.Tienes que tener un carné de prensa para poder ver a los jugadores después del partido.
4. (for payment)
a. la tarjeta (F)
I'm afraid your card was declined. Do you have another?Me temo que su tarjeta fue rechazada. ¿Tiene otra?
transitive verb
5. (to demand identification)
a. verificar identidad
I was flattered when they carded me at the bar.Me sentí halagada cuando me verificaron la identidad en el bar.
card
[kɑːd]
noun
1. carta (f) naipe (m) (for game)
  • to play cards jugar a las cartas
  • card game juego (m) de cartas or naipes
  • card table mesa (f) de juego (para las cartas)
  • card trick truco (m) or juego (m) de cartas
2. tarjeta (f) (with printed information); carné (m) carnet (m) (for identification)credencial m (CSur, español de México); (tarjeta) postal (f)
  • birthday card (postcard) tarjeta de felicitación de cumpleaños
  • Christmas card crismas m inv
  • card index or file fichero (m) de tarjetas
  • card vote (política) votación (f) por delegación
3. cartulina (f) (thin cardboard)
4. (idioms)
  • play your cards right and you could get promoted si juegas bien tus cartas, puedes conseguir un ascenso
  • to put one's cards on the table poner las cartas sobre la mesa
  • to have a card up one's sleeve tener un as en la manga
  • it is
  • on
  • in the cards that… es más que probable que… (británicoor Estados Unidos)
  • to get one's cards (familiar) ser despedido(a) (británico)
card [kɑːd]
noun
1 (greetings card, visiting card etc) tarjeta (f); (membership card, press card) carnet (m); carné (m)
2 (index card) ficha (f)
3 (playing card) carta (f); naipe (m)
a pack of cards una baraja; to play cards jugar a las cartas or los naipes; to lose money at cards perder el dinero jugando a las cartas
4 (at dance, race) programa (m)
5 (thin cardboard) cartulina (f)
6 (person)
isn't he a card? ¡qué gracia tiene el tío!; ¡qué tipo más salado!
7
to ask for one's cards (Britain) dejar su puesto; renunciar
to get one's cards (Britain) ser despedido
to have a card up one's sleeve guardarse una carta bajo la manga
to hold all the cards tener los triunfos en la mano
to lay one's cards on the table poner las cartas sobre la mesa or boca arriba
it's on or in the cards (US) es probable
it's quite on or in the cards that ... (US) es perfectamente posible que ...
to play or keep one's cards close to one's chest or > close to the vest (US) no soltar prenda
Williams is playing his cards close to his chest, especially in terms of his line-up for next season The Prime Minister was said yesterday to be keeping his cards close to his chest after an informal discussion at cabinet on Thursday
to play one's cards right jugar bien sus cartas
transitive verb
(US)
to card sb verificar los papeles de identidad de algn
modifier
card catalogue (n) fichero (m); catálogo (m) de fichas
card game (n) juego (m) de naipes or cartas
card index (n) fichero (m)
card reader (n) lector (m) de fichas
card stacker (n) depósito (m) de descarga de fichas
card table (n) mesa (f) de juego
card trick (n) truco (m) de cartas
card vote (n) voto (m) por delegación
card [kɑːd] (Téc)
noun
carda (f)
transitive verb
cardar
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