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tripa
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tripa(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (culinary)
a. intestine
La salchicha va embutida en tripa de cerdo.The sausage is filling is encased in pork intestine.
b. gut
Quítale las tripas y la espina al salmón, pero déjale las escamas.Remove the guts and bones from the salmon, but don't remove the scales.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(courage)
a. gut
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Emilia me gusta mucho, pero no tengo la tripa para pedirle que salga conmigo.I like Emilia very much, but I don't have the guts to ask her out on a date.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(anatomy)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. stomach
Se comió todos los pasteles y ahora dice que le duele le tripa.He ate all of the pastries and now he says he has a stomachache.
b. tummy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Si quieres rebajar tripa, tienes que dejar de beber alcohol.You need to stop drinking if you want to lose your tummy.
c. belly
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Le dio un puñetazo en la tripa que le hizo retorcerse de dolor.She punched him on his belly making him writhe with pain.
tripas
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(anatomy)
a. guts
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La bala le entró en el cuerpo y le destrozó las tripas.The bullet entered his body and tore his guts.
b. innards
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Claro que habrá explosiones, sangre y tripas; ¡es una película de guerra!Of course there will be explosions, blood, and guts; it's a war movie!
c. insides
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El whisky le calentaba las tripas produciéndole una sensación muy agradable.The whisky warmed up his insides giving him a very pleasant feeling.
d. stomach
Solo pensar en comida se me revuelven las tripas.Just thinking of food turns my stomach.
5. (mechanism)
a. innards
Había desmontado el reloj dejando las tripas a la vista.He had taken the clock apart leaving its innards in full view.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(heart)
a. gut
Haz lo que te digan las tripas.Do what your guts tell you to do.
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tripa
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vientre)
a. stomach
me duele la tripaI've got a stomachache
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
echar las tripasto throw up, to puke
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
hacer de tripas corazónto pluck up one's courage
4. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿qué tripa se te ha roto?what's up with you, then?, what's bugging you?
5. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
revolverle las tripas a alguiento turn somebody's stomach
6. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. gut, belly
está echando tripahe's getting a pot belly o a bit of a gut
7. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
tripasinsides
quiero ver las tripas de la máquinaI want to see the workings of the machine
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tripa
tripas
UNKNOWN
1 (intestino) intestine; gut; (vísceras) guts (familiar); insides (familiar); innards (familiar)
me duele la tripa I have a stomach ache; quitar las tripas a un pez to gut a fish; le gruñían las tripas his tummy was rumbling (familiar)
hacer de tripas corazón to pluck up courage
echar las tripas (vomitar) to retch; vomit violently
tener malas tripas to be cruel
revolver las tripas algn to turn sb's stomach
¡te sacaré las tripas! I'll tear you apart!; I'll rip your guts out! (muy_familiar)
2 (barriga) (gen) belly; tummy (familiar)
echar tripa to put on weight; start to get a paunch; tener mucha tripa to be fat; have a paunch; llenar la tripa a costa de otro to eat well at somebody else's expense
(España) [de mujer encinta] bulge
dejar a una chica con tripa to get a girl in the family way; estar con tripa to be in the family way
3 [de fruta] core; seeds
plural
; (p)
4
las tripas (mecanismo) the insides (familiar); the works; (piezas) the parts; sacar las tripas de un reloj to take out the works of a watch
5 [de vasija] belly; bulge
6 (Com) (Jur) etc (expediente) file; dossier
7 (Caribe) [de neumático] inner tube
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