clavado

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clavado(
klah
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bah
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doh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (fastened with nails)
a. nailed
Sobre la cama había un póster clavado a la pared.There was a poster nailed to the wall above the bed.
2. (locked)
a. fixed
El guardia mantuvo la mirada clavada en el sospechoso.The security guard kept his eyes fixed on the suspect.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(on time)
a. sharp
El tren llegó a las 12 de la tarde clavadas.The train arrived at 12 in the afternoon sharp.
b. on the dot
El concierto comenzará a las 10 clavadas.The concert will start at 10 on the dot.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(perfectly)
a. just right
Este sostén me queda clavado.This bra fits me just right.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(look-alike)
a. identical
Diego es clavado a Rafael. ¿Son hermanos?Diego is identical to Rafael. Are they brothers?
b. spitting image
Dana es clavada a su madre.Dana is the spitting image of her mother.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(dumbfounded)
a. speechless
El video musical era controversial y me dejó clavado.The music video was controversial and left me speechless.
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(obsessed)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. into
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mau anda clavado con su nuevo libro y no me pela nada.Mau is into his new book and is completely ignoring me.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
8. (sports)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. dive
Bautista hizo un clavado excelente y ganó la medalla de oro.Bautista made an excellent dive and won the gold medal.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
9.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used to indicate correctness)
a. exactly
Compraste cuatro boletos, ¿cierto? - ¡Clavado!You bought four tickets, right? - Exactly!
b. precisely
¿Nos vamos a las nueve? - ¡Clavado!Are we leaving at nine? - Precisely!
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clavado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (con clavos)
a. nailed
2. (en punto)
a.
a las cuatro clavadasat four o'clock on the dot
3. (a la medida)
a. just right
4. (parecido)
a. almost identical
ser clavado a alguiento be the spitting image of somebody
5. (fijo)
a. fixed
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clavado
adjective
1 (fijo) (con clavos, puntas) nailed
quedó clavado en la pared el reloj estaba clavado en las 7
2 (decorado) [+mueble] studded with nails
3 [+ropa] just right
4
dejar a algn clavado to leave sb speechless; quedó clavado he was speechless o dumbfounded
5
a las cinco clavadas at five sharp o on the dot
6 (idéntico)
es Pedro clavado he's the spitting image of Pedro; es o está clavado a su padre (Latinoamérica) he's the spitting image of his father
7
¡clavado! exactly!; precisely!
(salto) dive
dar un clavado to dive; take a dive
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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