shoe
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shoe(
shu
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (footwear)
a. el zapato
(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).
She went to the mall to buy a new pair of shoes.Ella fue al centro comercial para comprar un nuevo par de zapatos.
2. (for a horse)
a. la herradura
(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).
We need to replace the horse's shoes before the next race.Necesitamos reemplazar las herraduras del caballo antes de la próxima carrera.
3. (automobile)
a. la zapata
(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).
The mechanic told me that the brake shoe is worn.El mecánico me dijo que la zapata del freno está desgastada.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to put horseshoes on)
a. herrar
It is not easy to shoe a horse.No es fácil herrar un caballo.
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shoe
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el zapato
(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).
2. (horseshoe)
a. la herradura
(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 pair of shoesunos zapatos, un par de zapatos
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I wouldn't like to be in his shoesno me gustaría estar en su pellejo
4. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
put yourself in my shoesponte en mi lugar
shoe polishbetún m, crema (para calzado)
shoe shopzapatería f
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (horse)
a. herrar
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shoe [ʃuː] shod (past)
noun
1 (footwear) zapato (m); (for horse) herradura (f)
to put on one's shoes ponerse los zapatos; calzarse (formal); to take off one's shoes quitarse los zapatos; descalzarse (formal)
I wouldn't like to be in his shoes no quisiera estar en su lugar or pellejo
if I were in your shoes si yo estuviese en tu lugar; yo que tú
to step into sb's shoes pasar a ocupar el puesto de algn
to be waiting for dead men's shoes esperar a que muera algn (para pasar luego a ocupar su puesto)
2 (Aut) (also brake shoe) zapata (f)
transitive verb
[+horse] herrar
modifier
shoe box (n) caja (f) de zapatos
shoe brush (n) cepillo (m) para zapatos
shoe cream (n) crema (f) de zapatos; crema (f) para el calzado
shoe leather (n) cuero (m) para zapatos
to wear out one's shoe leather gastarse el calzado
I wore out a lot of shoe leather it cost me a lot in shoe leather tuve que andar lo mío; tuve que recorrer mucho camino
shoe polish (n) betún (m); lustre (m); (LAm)
shoe repairer (n) zapateroazapatera (m) (f) remendónonaremendona;a zapatera ona remendona
shoe repairs (n) reparación (f) de zapatos; reparación (f) de calzado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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