Foot in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation and Dictionary
foot
(pl feet [fiːt])
[fʊt]
noun
1. pie (m) (of person); pata (f) (of animal, chair)
  • to put one's feet up descansar (rest)
  • to set foot in/on poner los pies en
  • she is on her feet all day se pasa el día entero de pie or parada (Am)
  • to be on one's feet again estar recuperado(a) (after illness)
  • on foot a pie, caminando, andando (español de España)
  • it was wet under foot el suelo estaba mojado
  • foot bath baño (m) de pies
  • foot patrol (militar) patrulla (f) de infantería
  • foot pump bomba (f) de pie
  • foot soldier soldado (sustantivo masculino) de infantería
2. pie (m) (lower part) (of mountain, stairs, page)
3. pie (m) (in poetry)
4. pie (m) (measurement)
  • three foot or feet six (inches) (30,48 cm) tres pies y seis pulgadas
  • at 2,000 feet (1,06 m) a dos mil pies (609,6 m)
5. (idioms)
  • to have one's feet firmly on the ground tener los pies en la tierra
  • to have one foot in the grave tener un pie en la tumba
  • she hasn't put a foot wrong no ha cometido un solo error
  • to put one's foot down ponerse serio(a)(be firm) (español de España), no ceder; (Am) negarse (refuse) en redondo or (español de España) en rotundamente (Am)
  • to put one's foot in it (familiar) meter la pata
  • to find one's feet familiarizarse (in new surroundings, activity)
  • the job's not much, but it's a foot in the door el trabajo no es gran cosa, pero supone un primer paso
  • to have feet of clay tener (los) pies de barro
  • my foot! (familiar) ¡ni loco!, ¡y un jamón! (español de España), ¡ni yendo a bailar a Chalma! (español de México), ¡tu abuela! (RP)
transitive verb
también:
  • to foot the bill pagar la cuenta
foot [fʊt]
noun
feet (plural)
1 (Anat) pie (m); [of animal, chair] pata (f)
my feet are aching me duelen los pies
to get to one's feet ponerse de pie; levantarse; pararse; (LAm)
lady, my foot! ¡dama, ni hablar!
on foot a pie; andando; caminando; (LAm)
to be on one's feet estar de pie; estar parado; (LAm) he's on his feet all day long está trajinando todo el santo día; no descansa en todo el día
on one's feet
he's on his feet again ya está recuperado or repuesto
to rise to one's feet ponerse de pie; levantarse; pararse; (LAm)
I've never set foot there nunca he estado allí
to set foot inside sb's door poner los pies en la casa de algn; pasar el umbral de algn; to set foot on dry land poner el pie en tierra firme
it's wet under foot el suelo está mojado
to trample sth under foot pisotear algo; the children are always under my feet siempre tengo los niños pegados
to put one's feet up descansar
to put one's best foot forward animarse a continuar
to get cold feet entrarle miedo a algn
to get one's foot in the door meter el pie en la puerta
to put one's foot down (say no) plantarse; (Aut) acelerar
to drag one's feet dar largas al asunto; hacerse el roncero
to fall on one's feet tener suerte; caer de pie
to find one's feet ponerse al corriente
to have one foot in the grave estar con un pie en la sepultura
to have one's feet on the ground ser realista
to put one's foot in it meter la pata (informal)
to start off on the right foot entrar con buen pie
to shoot o.s. in the foot pegarse un tiro en el pie
to sit at sb's feet ser discípulo de algn
to stand on one's own two feet volar con sus propias alas
to sweep a girl off her feet enamorar perdidamente a una chica
she never put a foot wrong no cometió ningún error
it all started off on the wrong foot todo empezó mal
2 [of mountain, page, stairs, bed] pie (m)
at the foot of the hill al pie de la colina
3 (measure) pie (m)
he's six foot or feet tall mide seis pies; mide un metro ochenta
note See culture box in entry imperial.
transitive verb
1 (pay)
to foot the bill (for sth) pagar (algo); correr con los gastos (de algo)
2
to foot it (walk) ir andando or caminando; (LAm) (dance) bailar
modifier
foot brake (n) (Aut) freno (m) de pie
foot fault (n) (Tennis) falta (f) de saque
foot passenger (n) pasajeroapasajera (m) (f) de a pie;a pasajera
foot pump (n) bomba (f) de pie
foot rot (n) uñero (m)
foot soldier (n) soldado (m) de infantería
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