Chalk in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation
chalk
noun
1. (writing instrument)
a. la tiza (F)
You can't use chalk to write on a whiteboard.No puedes usar tiza para escribir en una pizarra blanca.
b. el gis (M)(Mexico)
She drew hearts on the blackboard with a piece of red chalk.Dibujó corazones en la pizarra con un gis rojo.
2. (mineral)
a. la creta (F)
England was known as Albion because of Dover's white cliffs of chalk.Inglaterra era conocida como Albión por los acantilados blancos de creta de Dover.
transitive verb
3. (to use a piece of chalk)
a. escribir con tiza
The teacher chalked some sentences on the blackboard.La profesora escribió algunas oraciones con tiza en la pizarra.
4. (billiard)
a. entizar
The player chalked the cue before every shot.El jugador entizaba el taco antes de cada tiro.
chalk
[tʃɔːk]
noun
1. creta (f) (mineral); tiza (f) (for blackboard)gis (m) (español de México)
  • they are as different as chalk and cheeseno se parecen ni en el blanco de los ojos(británico)
  • not by a long chalk(familiar) ni de lejos(británico)
transitive verb
2. trazar or marcar con tiza (mark); escribir con tiza (write)
chalk [tʃɔːk]
noun
(Geol) creta (f); (for writing) tiza (f); gis (m); (Méx)
a (piece of) chalk una tiza (f); un gis (m); (Méx)
by a long chalk (Britain) de lejos
not by a long chalk (Britain) ni con mucho; ni mucho menos
to be as different as chalk and cheese ser como el día y la noche
they're as different as chalk and cheese
transitive verb
[+message] escribir con tiza; [+luggage] marcar con tiza;
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