Torta in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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feminine noun
1. (culinary)
a. cake (Latin America)
Quiero una torta nupcial de chocolate.I want a chocolate wedding cake.
b. pie (savory) (Latin America)
La torta de carne es mi favorita.Meat pie are my favorite.
c. pancake (Spain) (Venezuela)
Comió tortas de maíz para desayunar.She ate corn pancakes for breakfast.
d. sandwich (Mexico)
Ese lugar sirve las tortas de pollo más ricas de todo México. That place serves the best chicken sandwiches in all of Mexico.
e. omelet (Central America) (Mexico)
Tomará una torta de tres huevos.He will have a three-egg omelet.
2. (hit)
a. slap (with an open hand)
Le pegó una torta a su hermano en la cara.She slapped her brother in the face.
b. thump (blow)
Sentí una torta en la espalda y me desperté en el hospital.I felt a thump in my back and I woke up in hospital.
feminine noun
1. = flat, round plain cake; cake (cooking) (de harina) (dulce) (peninsular SpanishCSur, Venezuelan Spanish); pie (salada) (Andes, CAm, Carib, RP); flat omelet, frittata (tortilla) (Mexican Spanish); filled roll (sandwich) (Mexican Spanish)
  • nos costó la torta un pan (figurative) it cost us an arm and a leg
2. slap (in the face) (informal) (bofetada)
  • dar o pegar una torta a alguien to slap somebody (in the face)
3. thump (informal) (golpe, accidente)
  • darse o pegarse una torta to bang oneself; (al caer) to have a smash (con el coche)
4. (informal)
  • ni torta not a thing
1 (bofetada) thump; (puñetazo) punch; sock (familiar); (caída) fall; (choque) crash
liarse a tortas to get involved in a punch-up
2 (pastel) cake; (con base de masa quebrada) tart; flan; (crepe) pancake; (México) sandwich
la torta costó un pan it worked out dearer than expected; it was more trouble than it was worth
eso es tortas y pan pintado it's child's play; it's a cinch (muy_familiar)
¡ni torta! I haven't a clue!; not the foggiest!
no entendió ni torta he didn't understand a word of it
nos queda la torta there's a lot left over
3 (Centroamérica) (México) (tortilla)
torta de huevos omelet(te)
4 (España) (borrachera)
agarrar una torta to get plastered (familiar)
estar con la torta
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