clock
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clock(
klak
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (timepiece)
a. el reloj
(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).
The clock marked a quarter to one.El reloj marcaba la una menos cuarto.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to measure time or speed)
a. cronometrar
The sprinter clocked in at just under a minute.El velocista cronometró un poco menos de un minuto.
b. registrar
The fastest driver clocked in at just over 160 miles per hour.El conductor más rápido registró un poco más de 160 millas por hora.
3. (to hit) (United Kingdom)
a. pegar
He clocked me real hard.Me pegó realmente fuerte.
b. golpear
If you don't shut up, I'm going to clock you.Si no te callas, te voy a golpear.
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clock
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for telling the time)
a. el reloj
(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 work round the clocktrabajar día y noche
a race against the clockuna carrera contrarreloj
to put the clock forward/backadelantar/atrasar el reloj
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to turn the clock backretroceder en el tiempo
clock radioradio despertador
3. (colloquial)
a. el ≃ cuentakilómetros
(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).
(milometer)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (measure speed of)
a. medir la velocidad de
5. (reach speed of)
a. alcanzar
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clock [klɒk]
noun
1 (timepiece) (gen) reloj (m); [of taxi] taxímetro (m); (speedometer) velocímetro (m); (milometer) cuentakilómetros (m)
you can't put the clock back (return to past) no puedes volver al pasado; (stop progress) no se puede detener el progreso; to keep one's eyes on or watch the clock mirar mucho el reloj (ansiando abandonar el trabajo)
to work against the clock trabajar contra reloj
alarm clock despertador (m)
grandfather clock reloj (m) de pie; reloj (m) de caja
30,000 miles on the clock (Aut) 30.000 millas en el cuentakilómetros
it's only got 60 miles on the clock este coche ha hecho solamente 60 millas
round or around the clock las veinticuatro horas del día
the garage is open round the clock el garaje está abierto las veinticuatro horas del día; we have surveillance round the clock tenemos vigilancia de veinticuatro horas; tenemos vigilancia permanente; to sleep round the clock dormir un día entero
2 (face) jeta (f)
transitive verb
1 (time, measure) [+runner, time] cronometrar
we clocked 80mph alcanzamos una velocidad de 80 millas por hora
2 (Britain) (hit)
he clocked him one le dio un bofetón (informal)
modifier
clock radio (n) radio-despertador (m)
clock repairer (n) relojeroarelojera (m) (f);a relojera
clock tower (n) torre (f) de reloj
clock watcher (n) persona que mira mucho el reloj ansiando abandonar el trabajo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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