card
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card(
kard
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (greeting)
a. la tarjeta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My cousin's birthday is next week; I should send her a card.El cumpleaños de mi prima es la próxima semana; debería enviarle una tarjeta.
2. (games)
a. la carta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Do you have a deck of cards we can use for poker?¿Tienes una baraja de cartas que podamos usar para póker?
b. el naipe
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Why don't we play cards to pass the time?¿Por qué no jugamos a los naipes para pasar el tiempo?
3. (identification method)
a. el carnet
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You need to show a proper identification card to enter the building.Se necesita mostrar un carnet de identidad adecuado para entrar en el edificio.
b. el carné
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You have to have a press card to be able to meet the players after the game.Tienes que tener un carné de prensa para poder ver a los jugadores después del partido.
4. (payment method)
a. la tarjeta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm afraid your card was declined. Do you have another?Me temo que su tarjeta fue rechazada. ¿Tiene otra?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to demand identification)
a. verificar la identidad de
I was flattered when they carded me at the bar.Me sentí halagada cuando me verificaron la identidad en el bar.
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card
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for game)
a. el carta f, naipe
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to play cardsjugar a las cartas
card gamejuego de cartas or naipes
card tablemesa de juego (para las cartas)
card tricktruco or juego de cartas
2. (with printed information)
a. la tarjeta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (for identification)
a. el carné m, carnet
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. credencial m
4. (postcard)
a. la (tarjeta) postal
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
birthday cardtarjeta de felicitación de cumpleaños
Christmas cardcrismas m inv
card index or filefichero de tarjetas
5. (politics)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
card votevotación por delegación
6. (thin cardboard)
a. la cartulina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
7. (idioms)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
play your cards right and you could get promotedsi juegas bien tus cartas, puedes conseguir un ascenso
to put one's cards on the tableponer las cartas sobre la mesa
to have a card up one's sleevetener un as en la manga
in the cards that…es más que probable que…
8. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to get one's cardsser despedido(a)
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card [kɑːd]
noun
1 (greetings card, visiting card etc) tarjeta (f); (membership card, press card) carnet (m); carné (m)
2 (index card) ficha (f)
3 (playing card) carta (f); naipe (m)
a pack of cards una baraja; to play cards jugar a las cartas or los naipes; to lose money at cards perder el dinero jugando a las cartas
4 (at dance, race) programa (m)
5 (thin cardboard) cartulina (f)
6 (person)
isn't he a card? ¡qué gracia tiene el tío!; ¡qué tipo más salado!
7
to ask for one's cards (Britain) dejar su puesto; renunciar
to get one's cards (Britain) ser despedido
to have a card up one's sleeve guardarse una carta bajo la manga
to hold all the cards tener los triunfos en la mano
to lay one's cards on the table poner las cartas sobre la mesa or boca arriba
it's on or in the cards (US) es probable
it's quite on or in the cards that ... (US) es perfectamente posible que ...
to play or keep one's cards close to one's chest or > close to the vest (US) no soltar prenda
Williams is playing his cards close to his chest, especially in terms of his line-up for next season The Prime Minister was said yesterday to be keeping his cards close to his chest after an informal discussion at cabinet on Thursday
to play one's cards right jugar bien sus cartas
transitive verb
(US)
to card sb verificar los papeles de identidad de algn
modifier
card catalogue (n) fichero (m); catálogo (m) de fichas
card game (n) juego (m) de naipes or cartas
card index (n) fichero (m)
card reader (n) lector (m) de fichas
card stacker (n) depósito (m) de descarga de fichas
card table (n) mesa (f) de juego
card trick (n) truco (m) de cartas
card vote (n) voto (m) por delegación
card [kɑːd] (Téc)
noun
carda (f)
transitive verb
cardar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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