The pigs had been fatted over the previous six months and were now at their optimal market weight.Los cerdos habían sido cebados durante los seis meses anteriores y ahora tenían el peso ideal para ser vendidos.
hearts and minds are not necessarily bought by fat chequesNo one knows what that envelope contains. It could be a fat cheque or an unforgettable booby prize worth next to nothinghe wants the federal government to write one more fat check for the super rich in the form of a reduction in capital gains taxes
the fat yearslos años de las vacas gordas
fat chance!¡ni soñarlo!
I'll make it a magnum of champagne # On your pension? Fat chance!the doctor was here. Wanted to hospitalize him. Fat chance of thatWould your car be easy to steal? Fat chance. I've got a device that shuts down the gas
a fat lot he knows about it!¡qué sabrá él!
"James says you'll have to have the house rewired if it's so old" — "A fat lot he knows about it!"
a fat lot of good that is!¡eso no sirve de nada!;y eso ¿de qué sirve?
(on person, in food)grasa (f);(for cooking)manteca (f)
he needs to get rid of that excess fatnecesita eliminar toda esa grasa que le sobra;a short, middle-aged man, tending to fatun hombre bajito, de mediana edad, más bien gordo;animal/vegetable fatsgrasas (f) animales/vegetales;beef/chicken fatgrasa (f) de vaca or ternera/de pollo; (Esp)fry in deep fatfreír en aceite abundante;double cream is 48 per cent fatla nata para montar tiene un 48 por ciento de materia grasa
now the fat's in the firese va a armar la gorda (informal)
to live off the fat of the landvivir a cuerpo de rey
Though the denizens of the South were convinced that the unemployed were living off the fat of the land, in Bootham one saw shoddily clad women wheeling dirty babies in decrepit prams, men standing idly round on street cornershe was pretty fed up with these bloated royalists who were living off the fat of the land and off American aid while—while the rest of the country was starving