"Fish" in Spanish
Fish in Spanish: Fish as a Noun
Pez Versus Pescado
Don’t let these two words fool you! They both mean fish, but they describe the animal in very different contexts.
- Pez refers to the animal, alive or dead.
- Pescado refers to fish in the culinary context, i.e., fish as food.
You can read more about Spanish plural nouns in this article.
Fish in Spanish: Fish as a Verb
Fish in Spanish can also be a verb. In this case, we’d translate it as:
|Spanish||Fish as in…|
|to try to get indirectly; used with “for”|
|to (try to) catch fish|
|to search for something|
Fish in Spanish: Fishy Phrases
We have a few phrases in English that use the term fish. How can we say them in Spanish? Take a look:
|como un pez fuera del agua, más perdido que un pulpo en un garaje(Spain)||like a fish out of water|
|a different kettle of fish|
|neither fish nor fowl|
|have other fish to fry|
Let’s see how we can use these phrases in context:
We hope that after reading this article, you’re not feeling como un pez fuera del agua when it comes to translating fish!