pez
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pez(
pehs
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal)
a. fish
Pescaron un pez de 20 libras en el río.They caught a 20-pound fish in the river.
2. (material)
a. pitch
Noé usó pez para sellar el arca.Noah used pitch to seal the ark.
b. tar
Las grietas de la carretera se rellenan con pez.The cracks in the road are filled with tar.
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pez
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. fish
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
estar como pez en el aguato be in one's element
3. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
estar pez (en algo)to have no idea (about something)
pez de coloresgoldfish
4. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
me río yo de los peces de coloresI couldn't care less
pez espadaswordfish
5. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
pez gordobig shot
pez martillohammerhead shark
pez de ríofreshwater fish
pez voladorflying fish
6. (sustancia)
a. pitch, tar
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pez
fish
cogimos tres peces we caught three fish
estar como el pez en el agua to feel completely at home; be in one's element
ser un buen pez to be a rogue; be a rascal
quien quiera peces que se moje el culo if you want something, you have to go and get it
Después de todo, como también señala Barranco , quien quiera peces, que se moje el culo, y eso es lo que tiene que hacer Pujol si nuestra empresa ha llegado a donde está, ha sido gracias a una apuesta por la investigación y arriesgando al máximo nuestro capital. ¿Por qué otros no nos siguen? Quien quiere peces que se moje el culo, como dice el dicho
pez de colores goldfish
¡me río de los peces de colores! I couldn't care less!
pez espada swordfish
pez gordo big shot (familiar)
pez martillo hammerhead
pez mujer manatee
pez sierra sawfish
pez volador pez volante flying fish
adjective
estar pez en algo to know nothing at all about sth
están algo peces en idiomas they're pretty clueless about languages
pez
(brea) pitch; tar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "pez"
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pez espada
swordfish
pez globo
puffer fish
pez sierra
sawfish
pez payaso
clown fish
pez dorado
goldfish
¿Qué hace un pez?
What does a fish do?
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