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hat(
haht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (clothing)
a. el sombrero
(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).
(M)
He was given a cowboy hat for his birthday.Le regalaron un sombrero de vaquero por su cumpleaños.
b. el gorro
(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).
(M)
My mother knitted a woolen hat for me.Mi madre me hizo un gorro de lana.
c. la gorra
(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).
(F)
The boy was wearing a red baseball hat and a huge T-shirt.El niño llevaba una gorra de béisbol roja y una camiseta enorme.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(role)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
As a wife, a mother, and a working person, I have to wear a lot of hats.Como esposa, madre y trabajadora, me toca desempeñar muchos papeles.
I know you're usually a writer, but I need you to wear your editor's hat for this project.Sé que normalmente ejerces de escritor, pero necesito que pienses como un redactor para este proyecto.
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hat
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el sombrero
(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).
(M)
2. (also fig)
a.
to take one's hat off to somebodydescubrirse ante alguien
3. (fig)
a.
to pass the hat roundpasar la gorra
4. (fig)
a.
to throw one's hat in the ringecharse al ruedo
5. (fam fig)
a.
to keep something under one's hatno decir ni media de algo a nadie
hat standperchero m
hat tricktres goles mpl
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hat [hæt]
noun
sombrero (m)
to raise one's hat (in greeting) descubrirse; to take off one's hat quitarse el sombrero
to eat one's hat
I'll eat my hat if ... que me maten si ...
to hang one's hat up jubilarse
my hat! ¡caramba!
that's old hat eso no es nada nuevo
to pass the hat round pasar el platillo
to take one's hat off to sb quitarse el sombrero or descubrirse ante algn
I take my hat off to him me descubro ante él
to talk through one's hat decir disparates or tonterías
to keep sth under one's hat no decir palabra sobre algo
keep it under your hat de esto no digas ni pío (informal)
to wear two hats ejercer un doble papel
now wearing my other hat as ... hablando ahora en mi otra calidad de ...
modifier
hat rack (n) perchero (m)
hat shop (n) sombrerería (f)
hat stand hat tree (US) (n) perchero (m)
hat trick (n) (Ftbl) (Rugby) etc (three goals etc) tres tantos (m) or goles (m) en un partido; (three consecutive wins) serie (f) de tres victorias; tres triunfos (m) seguidos
to get or score a hat trick marcar tres tantos or goles en un partido
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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