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tooth
noun
1. (anatomy)
a. el diente (M)
My tooth chipped and needs to be repaired by a dentist.Se me rompió un diente y lo tiene que arreglar el dentista.
b. la muela (F) (back tooth)
My wisdom teeth were removed a week ago.Me quitaron las muelas del juicio la semana pasada.
2. (of an object)
a. el diente (M)
There is one tooth missing on the gear.Falta un diente del engranaje.
b. la púa (F) (of a comb)
Three of the teeth on my comb broke.Se me rompieron tres de las púas del peine.
tooth
(pl teeth [tiːθ])
[tuːθ]
noun
1. diente (m) (of person, saw); muela (f) (molar); púa (f) (of comb)
  • (set of) teeth dentadura (f)
  • to cut a tooth echar un diente
  • he had a tooth out le sacaron una muela
  • tooth decay caries f inv
2. (idioms)
  • to lie through one's teeth mentir como un/una bellaco(a)
  • in the teeth of opposition haciendo frente a la oposición
  • armed to the teeth armado(a) hasta los dientes
  • to fight tooth and nail luchar con uñas y dientes
  • to get one's teeth into something (familiar) hincar el diente a algo
  • I'm fed up or sick to the back teeth with him (familiar) estoy hasta la coronilla de él (británico)
  • long in the tooth (familiar) entrado(a) en años
tooth [tuːθ]
noun
teeth (plural)
1 (Anat) diente (m); (esp molar) muela (f)
to clean one's teeth lavarse los dientes; to cut a tooth echar un diente; she's cutting her first tooth le está saliendo el primer diente; está echando el primer diente; to have a tooth out sacarse una muela; to show one's teeth (smiling or aggressive) enseñar los dientes
to cut one's teeth on sth foguearse con or en algo; dar los primeros pasos con algo
...director John Glen, who cut his teeth on Bond movies He cut his teeth in the 60s as director of Edinburgh's Traverse Theatre
to be fed up to the (back) teeth with sth/sb estar hasta la coronilla de algo/algn
to get one's teeth into sth hincarle el diente a algo; meterse de lleno en algo
in the teeth of the wind contra un viento violento
in the teeth of great opposition haciendo frente a una gran resistencia
to lie through one's teeth mentir descaradamente
long in the tooth con muchos años a cuestas
to fight tooth and nail luchar a brazo partido
it sets my/his teeth on edge me/le da dentera
by the skin of one's teeth por un pelo
to have a sweet tooth ser goloso
we've got to grit our teeth and get on with it
2 [of saw, wheel] diente (m); [of comb] púa (f)
3
the Commission must be given more teeth hay que dar poderes efectivos a la Comisión
modifier
tooth fairy (n) ratoncito (m) Pérez
tooth powder (n) polvos (m) dentífricos
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