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hollow

hueco

adjective
"hollow" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

hollow
[ˈhɒləʊ]
sustantivo
1. hueco (m) ; depresión (f) (in ground)
adjetivo
2. hueco(a) (container, log); hundido(a) (cheek, eyes)
3. hueco(a), resonante (sound)
  • in a hollow voice -> con voz hueca
  • a hollow laugh -> una risa sardónica
4. vacío(a) (promise, guarantee)
  • hollow victory -> victoria (f) deslucida
adverbio
también:
  • to sound hollow -> sonar a hueco
5. (familiar)
  • to beat somebody hollow -> dar una (buena) paliza a alguien

hollow [jo-lou]
adjetivo
1. Hueco, lo que es cóncavo o está vacío (empty).
2. El sonido que resulta de la percusión de un cuerpo hueco.
3. Disimulado, falso, insincero (false, disguised).
4. Hundido, empujado hacia adentro.
  • Hollow eyes -> ojos hundidos
  • Hollow heart -> corazón doble, disimulado, traidor
sustantivo
5. Cavidad, caverna, cueva, canal, paso; concavidad, hueco, valle, cañada.
  • Hollow ware -> ollas, pucheros y otros utensilios de cocina, hechos de hierro, vidriado o barnizado por dentro
va. Excavar, ahondar, ahuecar; escotar.

hollow [ˈhɒləʊ]
adjective
1 [+tree, object] hueco; [+cheeks, eyes] hundido
it's hollow (inside) está hueco (por dentro); his eyes were hollow tenía los ojos hundidos; she had a hollow feeling in her stomach tenía una sensación de vacío en el estómago; he felt hollow inside se sentía vacío por dentro; look how much you've eaten, you must have hollow legs! ¡qué barbaridad, lo que has comido! ¡debes de tener la solitaria!
2 [+gesture, laugh] falso; [+threat, promise] vano; falso; [+words] hueco; vacío; [+person, victory, success] vacío
their marriage was a hollow sham su matrimonio era una pura farsa or pantomima; to ring or sound hollow sonar (a) falso
A declaration of support without action sounds pretty hollow
his denial has a hollow ring (to it) su negativa suena a falso
3 [+sound, noise] hueco
...the hollow sound of a gunshot
a deep, hollow voice whispered his name una voz profunda y cavernosa susurró su nombre; her voice sounded tired and hollow su voz sonaba cansada y apagada
noun
1 (hole) hueco (m)
2 (depression) (in ground, surface) hoyo (m)
the hollow of one's hand el cuenco or la cuenca de la mano; (Méx)
adverb
to beat sb hollow dar una paliza a algn (informal)
...the first independent operator to take on the big boys and beat them hollow ...an exercise in which toadying employees could demonstrate their suitability for promotion by letting their bosses beat them hollow

Verb Conjugations for "hollow" (go to hueco)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Future
I hollow I hollowed I will hollow
you hollow you hollowed you will hollow
he/she hollows he/she hollowed he/she will hollow
we hollow we hollowed we will hollow
you hollow you hollowed you will hollow
they hollow they hollowed they will hollow
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