pared
feminine noun
1. wall (de construcción)
  • entre cuatro paredes -> cooped up at home
  • las paredes oyen -> walls have ears
  • si las paredes hablasen… -> if the walls could talk…
  • subirse por las paredes (figurative) -> to hit the roof, to go up the wall
  • está que se sube por las paredes -> she's in an absolute rage, she's fit to be tied
  • intenté convencerle, pero como si hablara a la pared (informal) -> I tried to persuade him, but it was like talking to a brick wall
  • me pusieron contra la pared (figurative) -> they had me up against the wall
  • pared maestra -> main wall
  • pared medianera -> party wall
2. side (de montaña)
3. one-two (sport)
  • hacer la pared -> to play a one-two

pared [pah-red’]
noun
1. Wall of bricks or stones. (f)
2. Surface of a field of barley which is close and even. (f)
  • Entre cuatro paredes -> confined, retired: imprisoned
  • Darse contra las paredes -> to butt against the wall, to struggle ineffectively
  • Las paredes oyen -> walls have ears
  • Pegado a la pared -> to be broke
  • Se sube por las paredes -> he’s hopping mad
  • Es como si hablara a una pared -> it’s like talking to a brick wall
  • Estaba blanco como la pared -> he was as white as a sheet/ghost

pared
1 [de edificio, habitación] wall
estar pared con pared con algo to be right next door to sth
la librería está pared con pared con el banco
estar cara a la pared (Escol) to be stood in the corner
entre cuatro paredes
se pasa la vida entre cuatro paredes he spends his life cooped up at home
hablar a la pared
es como hablarle a la pared it's like talking to a brick wall
las paredes oyen the walls have ears
ponerse (blanco) como la pared to go as white as a sheet
subirse por las paredes to go up the wall (familiar)
me hace subirme por las paredes
pared de carga load-bearing wall
pared divisoria dividing wall
pared maestra main wall
pared medianera party wall
2 (Anatomía) wall
pared arterial arterial wall
pared abdominal abdominal wall
pared celular cell wall
3 (Alpinismo) face wall
4 (Fútbol)
hacer la pared to make o do a one-two (familiar)

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