hiding
hiding(
hay
-
dihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (concealment)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I spotted the enemy sniper when he came out of hiding to relocate.Alcancé a ver al francotirador enemigo cuando salió de su escondite para cambiar de posición.
The opposition leader went into hiding for fear of being arrested or deported.El líder de la oposición se ocultó por miedo a ser arrestado o deportado.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(beating)
a. la paliza
(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)
A man caught the thief and gave him a hiding before the police arrived.Un hombre detuvo al ladrón y le dio una paliza antes de que llegara la policía.
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hiding
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a. la paliza
(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).
(beating)
to give somebody a hidingdar una paliza a alguien
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to be on a hiding to nothingno tener nada que hacer, estar perdiendo el tiempo
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hiding [ˈhaɪdɪŋ]
noun
to be in hiding estar escondido; to go into hiding esconderse; (Pol) pasar a la clandestinidad
modifier
hiding place (n) escondite (m); escondrijo (m)
hiding [ˈhaɪdɪŋ]
noun
(beating) paliza (f)
to give sb a hiding dar una paliza a algn
to be on a hiding to nothing llevar todas las de perder
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Phrases with "hiding"
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hiding place
el escondite
he is hiding
está escondido
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