shin
noun
1. (anatomy) 
He kicked me on the shin!¡Me dio una patada en la espinilla!
I got a bruise on my shin.Me ha salido un moretón en la canilla.
2. (culinary) (United Kingdom) 
I bought some shin of veal because it's less expensive.Compré jarrete de ternera porque es menos caro.
intransitive verb
3. (to climb quickly) 
a. no direct translation 
He shinned up a tree so he could see the parade better.Trepó a un árbol para ver el desfile mejor.
The guards blocked him in, but he managed to shin up the drainpipe and escape.Los guardias lo encerraron, pero logró subir por el tubo del desagüe y escapar.
shin
Noun
1. (general) 
a. la espinilla (F) 
b. la canilla (F) (River Plate) 
shin guard or padespinillera canillera f
shin [ʃɪn]
noun
espinilla (f); (Britain) [of meat] jarrete (m);
intransitive verb
to shin up/down a tree trepar a/bajar de un árbol
Phrases with "shin"
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shin guard
la espinillera
shin splints
la periostitis
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