feminine noun
1. sole
  • no llegarle a alguien a la suela del zapato (figurative) -> not to hold a candle to somebody

suela [soo-ay'-lah]
1. Sole of the shoe (zapato). (f)
2. Sole-leather (trozo de cuero). (f)
3. Sole. (Zoology) (f)
4. A horizontal rafter, laid as the foundation for partition-walls. (f)
5. Leather tip of a billiard cue. (f)
  • Media suela -> half sole
  • Duro como la suela de un zapato -> tough as leather, tough as old boots

1 [de zapato] (base) sole; (trozo de cuero) piece of strong leather
media suela half sole
no llegarle a algn a la suela del zapato
Juan no le llega a la suela del zapato a Pablo
Juan can't hold a candle to Pablo
duro como la suela de un zapato tough as leather; tough as old boots; de siete suelas utter; downright; un pícaro de siete suelas an utter o a downright o a proper rogue
2 (Técnica) tap washer
suelas (Religión) sandals
4 (pez) sole

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