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pans is the plural form of pan.
1. cacerola (f) cazuela (f) (for cooking); sartén (f) (frying pan); platillo (m) (of scales)
2. taza (f) (of lavatory) (británico)
  • to go down the pan (familiar sentido figurado) echarse a perder, irse al carajo or al garete (español de España)
verbo intransitivo (pt & pp panned)
  • to pan for gold extraer oro
transitive verb
1. vapulear (familiar) (criticize), poner por los suelos (español de España)
pan [pæn]
1 (for cooking) cacerola (f); (large pot) olla (f); (frying pan) sartén (f) (m); (LAm)
2 [of scales] platillo (m); [of lavatory] taza (f); [of firearm] cazoleta (f)
to go down the pan irse al traste (informal)
...another case of taxpayers' money going down the pan That meant another court appearance, another day down the pan A massive 60bn pounds has gone down the pan since the election
transitive verb
1 [+gold] lavar con batea
2 (criticize) [+play etc] dejar por los suelos (informal)
intransitive verb
to pan for gold cribar oro
pan [pæn] (Cine)
intransitive verb
tomar panorámicas or vistas pan
The camera panned across the lawn He panned over the crowd for a few minutes
transitive verb
For the black and white shot of the rider he panned the camera, giving a sense of motion Alternatively, you can pan your camera carefully and systematically over the scene
a television camera panned the stadium una cámara de televisión recorrió el estadio
pans is the plural form of pan.
masculine noun
1. (culinary)
a. bread
Aprendí a hacer pan en la escuela de cocina.I learned to make bread at cooking school.
b. loaf
¿Puedes comprar un pan en la panadería de camino a casa?Could you buy a loaf at the bakery on your way home?
2. (thin metal)
a. leaf
El altar de la iglesia está cubierto de pan de oro.The altar of the church is covered in gold leaf.
masculine noun
1. bread (alimento)
  • un pan a loaf of bread
  • pan de barra French bread
  • pan Bimbo® sliced bread (peninsular Spanish)
  • pan francés French bread
  • pan de centeno rye bread
  • pan integral wholemeal o (British) wholewheat bread (United States)
  • pan de molde sliced bread
  • pan moreno o negro brown bread; (integral) black o rye bread (con centeno)
  • pan de oro gold leaf o foil
  • pan rallado breadcrumbs
2. (expresiones)
  • a pan y agua on bread and water; on the breadline (figurative)
  • contigo, pan y cebolla (informal) I'll go through thick and thin with you
  • ganarse el pan to earn a living
  • llamar al pan pan y al vino vino to call a spade a spade
  • ser más bueno que el pan (informal) to be kindness itself
  • estar más bueno que el pan (informal) to be gorgeous
  • ser pan comido (informal) to be a piece of cake, to be as easy as pie
  • ser el pan nuestro de cada día (informal) to be commonplace, to be an everyday occurence
  • a falta de pan buenas son tortas (Prov) you have to make the most of what you've got
1 (Culin) bread; (hogaza) loaf
les gusta mucho el pan con mantequilla they love bread and butter; compré dos panes I bought two loaves; estar a pan y agua to be on bread and water
pan blanco pan candeal white bread
pan casero home-made bread
pan cenceño unleavened bread
pan de centeno rye bread
pan de flor white bread
pan de molde tin loaf
pan duro stale bread
pan francés (Arg) baguette
pan integral wholemeal bread
pan lactal (Arg) sandwich loaf
pan moreno brown bread
pan rallado breadcrumbs
; (p)
2 (bloque)
pan de azúcar sugar loaf
pan de hierba turf; sod
pan de higos block of dried figs
pan de jabón bar o cake of soap
3 (Agr) wheat
un año de mucho pan a year of a heavy wheat crop
4 (Técnica) gold o silver leaf
con su pan se lo coma that's his look-out
contigo pan y cebolla (with you I'd gladly have) love in a cottage
echar panes (And) (S. Cone) to boast; brag
ganarse el pan to earn one's living
hacer un pan como unas hostias to make a real mistake o gaffe
llamar al pan pan y al vino vino to call a spade a spade
más bueno que el pan
estar más bueno que el pan [+persona] to be gorgeous; be dishy (familiar); ser más bueno que el pan to be as good as gold
ser pan comido
eso es pan comido it's a piece of cake; it's a cinch
ser el pan nuestro de cada día
aquí los atracos son el pan nuestro de cada día muggings happen all the time around here
venderse como pan bendito to sell like hot cakes
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