dice

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dice(
days
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (board games)
a. los dados
(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 can roll the dice twice if you get snake eyes.Puedes tirar los dados dos veces si tienes un par de balas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to chop)
a. cortar en cubitos
Make sure to dice the potatoes before adding them to the soup.Asegúrate de cortar las papas en cubitos antes de añadirlas a la sopa.
b. cortar en dados
You can't use that knife to dice the onion.No puedes usar ese cuchillo para cortar la cebolla en dados.
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dice
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in game)
a. el dado
(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).
play dicejugar a los dados
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (meat, potatoes)
a. cortar en dados
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a.
to dice with deathjugarse la piel or
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dice [daɪs]
noun
dado (m); (as pl) dados (m); (shapes) cubitos (m)
no dice! (US) ¡ni hablar!; ¡nada de eso!
transitive verb
[+vegetables] cortar en cubitos
diced vegetables menestra (f) de verduras
intransitive verb
jugar a los dados
to dice with death jugar con la muerte
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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