guts(
guhts
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (innards)
a. las tripas
(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).
The beached whale's guts were spilled upon the beach.Las tripas de la ballena embarrancada estaban desparramadas por la playa.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(courage)
a. las agallas
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
We're looking for someone who has the guts to make tough decisions.Buscamos a alguien con agallas para tomar decisiones difíciles.
b. el coraje
(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).
I wanted to ask Julia out, but I didn't have the guts.Quería pedirle a Julia que saliera conmigo, pero me faltó coraje.
gut
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (intestine)
a. el intestino
(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 doctor told me that my pain was caused by an infection of the gut.El doctor me dijo que el dolor que tenía se debía a una infección del intestino.
4. (belly)
a. la barriga
(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).
Here are three exercises for reducing your gut this spring.Aquí tienen tres ejercicios para reducir barriga esta primavera.
b. la panza
(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).
Santa Claus's gut shook every time he laughed.A Papá Noel le temblaba la panza cada vez que se reía.
c. la tripa
(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).
Her husband sat back in his easy chair, and his beer gut protruded from underneath his shirt.Su marido se reclinó en el sillón y la tripa cervecera le asomaba por debajo de la camisa.
d. la guata
(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).
(Andes) (Southern Cone)
I got a really fat gut from eating chips in front of the TV.Se me puso una guata enorme de comer papas fritas delante de la tele.
5. (material)
a. la tripa
(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).
The strings on my bass are gut, and they produce a warmer sound than steel.Las cuerdas de mi bajo son de tripa y producen un sonido más cálido que las de acero.
6. (narrow passage)
a. el estrecho
(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).
There's a gut that goes between the shore and the small island.Hay un estrecho que discurre entre la orilla y la pequeña isla.
b. el canal
(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).
We went aground on a shoal passing through the gut.Encallamos en un banco de arena a nuestro paso por el canal.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
7. (instinctive)
a. instintivo
Her gut reaction when she saw him was to turn around and walk away.Su reacción instintiva cuando lo vio fue darse la vuelta y marcharse.
b. visceral
I had a gut feeling that I couldn't trust our neighbor.Algo visceral me decía que nuestro vecino no era de fiar.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (culinary)
a. limpiar
She gutted the fish and put it straight on the grill.Limpió el pescado y lo puso directamente en la parrilla.
b. destripar
Now you have to gut the chicken and remove its legs and neck.Ahora tienes que destripar el pollo y quitarle las patas y el pescuezo.
9. (to leave bare)
a. dejar solo el esqueleto de
We gutted the house and then we started from scratch.Dejamos solo el esqueleto de la casa y empezamos desde cero.
b. destruir el interior de
The school was gutted by the fire last week.El incendio de la semana pasada destruyó el interior de la escuela.
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gut
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (intestine)
a. el intestino
(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).
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
gutstripas fpl
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to sweat or work one's guts outdejarse la piel
4. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
she hates my gutsno me puede ver ni en pintura
5. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I'll have his guts for garterslo haré picadillo
a gut feelinguna intuición, una corazonada
I have a gut feeling that…tengo la intuición or corazonada de que…
gut reactionreacción f instintiva
6. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
gutsagallas fpl, arrestos mpl
I didn't have the guts to tell themno tuve agallas para decírselo
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (fish)
a. limpiar
8. (building)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the house had been gutted by the fireel fuego destruyó por completo el interior de la casa
she gutted the house and completely redecorated itdejó la casa totalmente vacía e hizo una reforma completa
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gut [ɡʌt]
noun
1 (alimentary canal) intestino (m); (for violin, racket) cuerda (f) de tripa
to bust a gut echar los bofes; echar el hígado
2 guts (innards) tripas (f); (courage) agallas (informal) (f); coraje (m); (staying power) aguante (m); resistencia (f); (moral strength) carácter (m); (content) meollo (m); sustancia (f)
to have guts tener agallas (informal); I hate his guts no lo puedo ver ni en pintura; to spill one's guts contar la propia vida y milagros; to work one's guts out echar los bofes; echar el hígado
I'll have his guts for garters! ¡le hago trizas!
3 (Náut) estrecho (m)
transitive verb
1 [+poultry, fish] destripar
2 [+building] no dejar más que las paredes de
modifier
gut feeling (n) instinto (m) visceral
gut reaction (n) reacción (f) instintiva
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