saco

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saco(
sah
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koh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (pouch)
a. sack
En su saco, tenía todo lo que necesitaba para sobrevivir en la tierra salvaje.In his sack, he had everything he needed to survive in the wilderness.
b. bag
Llevo sacos reutilizables al supermercado para ser menos derrochador.I bring reusable bags to the grocery store to be less wasteful.
2. (light coat)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. jacket
Se veía muy bien esa noche con su saco formal.He looked very good that night in his formal jacket.
3. (knitted sweater) (River Plate)
a. cardigan
Hace un poco de frío. Me voy a poner un saco.It's a bit cold. I'm going to put on a cardigan.
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saco
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (bolsa)
a. sack, bag
saco de arenasandbag
saco de dormirsleeping bag
2. (abrigo)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. coat
3. (chaqueta)
a. jacket
4. (expresiones)
a.
caer en saco rototo fall on deaf ears
espero que no eches en saco roto mis consejosI hope you take good note of my advice
ser (como) un saco sin fondoto be (like) a bottomless pit
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saco
1 (costal) (referido al contenedor) bag; sack; (referido al contenido) bagful; (Mil) kitbag; (Dep) punchball
a sacos by the ton
por fin lo tenemos en el saco we've finally talked him round (familiar)
no es o no parece saco de paja he can't be written off as unimportant
caer en saco roto to fall on deaf ears
eso es echarlo en saco roto
no echar algo en saco roto to be careful not to forget sth
La avaricia [rompe el saco] y, a veces, como ahora, hace que se hunda un rincón del mundo.
dar a algn por saco to screw sb (vulgar)
mandar a algn a tomar por saco to tell sb to get stuffed (vulgar)
lo que tienes que hacer es mandarle a tomar por saco
ser un saco sin fondo to spend money like water
ser un saco de huesos to be a bag of bones
saco de arena sandbag
saco de dormir sleeping bag
saco de mano saco de noche saco de viaje
saco postal mailbag; postbag
saco terrero sandbag
2 (Anatomía) sac
saco amniótico amniotic sac
El bebé suele sentirse a gusto en el agua, ya que le recuerda el [saco amniótico] de la madre. Es aconsejable, sin embargo, que la enseñanza corra a cargo de un monitor preparado. es un saco de picardías
3 (gabán) long coat; loose-fitting jacket
me puse un saquito para abrigarme
(Latinoamérica) (chaqueta) jacket; (And) (jersey) jumper
4 (cárcel) nick (muy_familiar); prison
saco
(Mil) sack
entrar a saco en to sack
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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