scotch
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Usage note
This word may be written "scotch" when it refers to the alcoholic beverage.
scotch(
skach
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to foil)
a. frustrar
This activist group is prepared to do anything to scotch our plans.Este grupo activista está preparado a hacer lo que sea para frustrar nuestros planes.
2. (to stop)
a. acallar
The official report scotched the rumors surrounding the merger.El informe oficial acalló los rumores acerca de la fusión.
Scotch
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (beverage)
a. el whisky
(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).
After a long, hard day, Don was ready to sit back in his leather easy chair and have a glass of Scotch.Tras un día largo y duro, Don estaba listo para relajarse en su sillón de piel y tomarse un vaso de whisky.
b. el whisky escocés
(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).
Carolina savored the rich, peaty flavor of the Scotch.Carolina paladeó el rico sabor a turba del whisky escocés.
c. el güisqui escocés
(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).
A good bottle of scotch will cost you a pretty penny.Una buena botella de güisqui escocés te costará un dineral.
4.
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(office supplies)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la cinta adhesiva
(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).
Hand me the Scotch, please. I'm going to wrap up the presents.Pásame la cinta adhesiva, por favor. Voy a envolver los regalos.
b. el Scotch
(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).
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Do you have any Scotch? I need to seal this envelope.¿Tienes Scotch? Necesito sellar este sobre.
c. el diurex
(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).
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
If you go ot the stationery store, don't forget to buy some Scotch.Si vas a la papelería, no te olvides de comprar diurex.
d. el celo
(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).
The doorknob came off and he attached it with Scotch, but it came off again five minutes later.Se cayó el pomo de la puerta y lo pegó con celo, pero se volvió a caer cinco minutos más tarde.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5.
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(adhesive)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. Scotch
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Can you pass me the Scotch tape? It's in that drawer.¿Me pasas la cinta Scotch? Está en ese cajón.
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Scotch
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (whiskey)
a. el whisky escocés
(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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Scotch brothcaldo típico escocés
Scotch tape®cinta adhesiva celo m,, Durex® m
Scotch whiskeywhisky escocés
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scotch [skɒtʃ]
transitive verb
[+attempt, plan] frustrar; [+rumour, claim] acallar;
noun
(wedge) calza (f); cuña (f)
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Scotch
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Scotch(
ehs
-
kohch
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(office supplies)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. Scotch tape
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El Scotch no resistirá para un paquete tan grande. Mejor usa cinta para embalaje.Scotch tape isn't strong enough for such a large parcel. Use packaging tape instead.
b. Sellotape
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(United Kingdom)
Colgué el póster en la puerta con Scotch.I put up the poster on the door with Sellotape.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (adhesive)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. Scotch
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
La cinta Scotch es transparente y útil para pegar toda manera de cosas.Scotch tape is transparent and useful for sticking together all sorts of things.
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Scotch
(And) (México) Sellotape;™ Scotch tape;™ (EEUU)
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