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grass
[grɑːs]
noun
1. hierba (f) (plant)
  • she doesn't let the grass grow under her feet (sentido figurado) no se dedica a perder el tiempo (is very decisive)
  • the grass roots (sentido figurado) las bases (of organization)
  • grass roots support/opposition apoyo (m) /oposición (f) de las bases
  • grass snake culebra (f) de agua
  • grass widow = mujer cuyo marido se encuentra ausente
2. césped (m) hierba (f) (lawn)
  • keep off the grass prohibido pisar el césped (sign)
  • grass court pista (f) de hierba (in tennis)
3. pasto (m) (pasture)
  • to put somebody out to grass (sentido figurado) = despedir a alguien por ser demasiado mayor para el trabajo
4. maría (f) hierba (f) (familiar) (marijuana)
5. soplón(a) (m,f) (familiar) (informer) (británico)chivato(a) (sustantivo masculino o femenino) (español de España)
intransitive verb
6. cantar (familiar) (inform) (británico)
  • to grass on somebody delatar a alguien, dar el soplo sobre alguien (español de España)
grass [ɡrɑːs]
noun
1 (Bot) hierba (f); yerba (f); (lawn) césped (m); pasto (m); (LAm) grama (f); (LAm) (pasture) pasto (m)
keep off the grass prohibido pisar la hierba
to put a horse out to grass echar un caballo al pasto
not to let the grass grow under one's feet no dormirse
the grass is always greener on the other side (of the fence) nadie está contento con su suerte
A lot of players who have left in the past have found that /the other man's grass isn't always greener/ Diana should beware. The grass may not be greener on the other side of the Atlantic
2 (marijuana) marihuana (f); mota (f) (informal); (LAm)
3 (Britain) (person) soplónonasoplona (m) (f);ona soplona
intransitive verb
(Britain) soplar (informal); dar el chivatazo (informal)
to grass on delatar a
transitive verb
(also grass over) cubrir de hierba
modifier
grass court (n) (Tennis) pista (f) de hierba
grass cutter (n) cortacésped (m)
grass roots (n) base (f)
grass snake (n) culebra (f)
grass widow (n) especially (US) (divorced, separated) mujer (f) separada o divorciada; (Britain) mujer (f) cuyo marido está ausente
grass widower (n) especially (US) (divorced, separated) hombre (m) separado o divorciado; (Britain) marido (m) cuya mujer está ausente
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