size
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size(
sayz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (related to dimension)
a. el tamaño
(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).
What size is your car?¿De qué tamaño es su coche?
2. (measurement)
a. la talla
(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).
(clothing)
What size dress do you want?¿De qué talla quieres el vestido?
b. el talle
(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).
(clothing) (River Plate)
The shirt size is a 42.La camisa es del talle 42.
c. el número
(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).
(footwear)
What size tennis shoe did you buy?¿Qué número de zapatillas de tenis compraste?
3. (magnitude)
a. el tamaño
(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).
He was impressed by the size of the hotel.El tamaño del hotel lo dejó impresionado.
4. (specific dimensions)
a. la medida
(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 glass was cut to size for our bathroom door.Nos cortaron el vidrio a medida para la puerta del baño.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to sort)
a. ordenar
The musician sized the bells from smallest to largest.El músico ordenó las campanas de la más pequeña a la más grande.
6. (to alter)
a. ajustar a un tamaño
When replacing a bicycle chain it must be properly sized.Al ponerle una cadena nueva a una bicicleta hay que ajustarla al tamaño correcto.
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size
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of person)
a. el talla f, tamaño
(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. (of place, object)
a. el tamaño
(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).
3. (of problem, undertaking)
a. la envergadura f, dimensiones
(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).
4. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
that's about the size of itasí están las cosas
5. (of clothes)
a. la talla
(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).
6. (of shoes)
a. el número
(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).
what size do you take?, what size are you?¿qué talla usas or gastas?
size 10 shoes≃ zapatos del número 44
to try something (on) for sizeprobarse algo para ver qué tal queda de talla
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size [saɪz]
noun
[of object, place] tamaño (m); [of person] talla (f); estatura (f); [of garments] talla (f); medida (f); [of shoes, gloves] número (m); (scope) [of problem] magnitud (f); envergadura (f)
plates of various sizes platos de varios tamaños; it's the size of a brick es del tamaño de un ladrillo; the skirt is two sizes too big la falda es dos tallas grande; a hall of immense size una sala de vastas dimensiones
try this (on) for size prueba esto a ver si te conviene
to try sth for [size] I know this isn't the colour you'd like, but try it for size Devlin found two glasses and the whisky and poured. "Try this for size and calm down"
they're all of a size tienen todos el mismo tamaño
it's quite a size es bastante grande
I take size nine (shoes) uso or tengo el número nueve
I take size 14 (blouse etc) uso or tengo la talla 14
to cut sth to size cortar algo al tamaño que se necesita
what size is the room? ¿de qué tamaño or qué tan grande es el cuarto?; (LAm)
what size are you? ¿qué talla usas or tienes?; ¿de qué talla eres?; what size shoes do you take? ¿qué número (de zapato) calzas or gastas?; what size shirt do you take? ¿qué talla de camisa tiene or es la de usted?
he's about your size tiene más o menos tu talla
that's about the size of it eso es lo que puedo decirle acerca del asunto; es más o menos eso
to cut sb down to size bajar los humos a algn
transitive verb
clasificar según el tamaño
size [saɪz]
noun
(for plaster, paper) cola (f); (for cloth) apresto (m);
transitive verb
[+plaster, paper] encolar; [+cloth] aprestar;
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