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skid

skid(
skihd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (slip)
a. el patinazo
(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).
(M)
He went into a skid on the field.Se pegó un patinazo en la cancha.
b. la patinada
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The car's skid scared me.Me asusté con la patinada del carro.
c. el derrape
(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).
(M)
(vehicle)
The skid of the truck could be heard from where we were.Desde donde estábamos escuchamos el derrape del camión.
2. (runner)
a. el patín
(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).
(M)
They had to move the henhouse, so they put it on skids and dragged it with a pickup.Tuvieron que mover el gallinero, así que lo pusieron sobre patines y lo arrastraron con una camioneta.
3. (support)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la paleta
(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).
(F)
Each skid can support 500 pounds of merchandise.Cada paleta puede cargar 500 libras de mercancías.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (slide)
a. patinar
The car hit some ice and skidded into the railing.El coche pilló un poco de hielo y patinó contra la barandilla.
b. deslizarse
My bed skidded across the floor in the earthquake.En el terremoto, mi cama se deslizó por el piso.
c. resbalarse
The cat skidded on the freshly waxed floor.El gato se resbaló en el piso recién encerado.
d. derrapar (vehicle)
The motorcyclist tried to stop, but he braked too hard and skidded.El motociclista trató de parar, pero frenó demasiado fuerte y derrapó.
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skid
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of car)
a. el patinazo
(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).
(M)
to go into a skidpatinar
2. (idioms)
a. (colloquial)
to put the skids under something/somebodyocasionar la ruina de algo/alguien
3. (colloquial)
a.
to be on the skidsestar yéndose a pique
4. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a.
to be on skid rowpordiosear, vivir en la indigencia
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (general)
a. patinar
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skid [skɪd]
noun
1 (Aut) etc patinazo (m); resbalón (m)
2 (Aer) patín (m)
to grease the skids (US) engrasar el mecanismo
to put the skids under sb deshacerse de algn con maña
her marriage/career is on the skids su matrimonio/carrera se está yendo al garete; su matrimonio/carrera está cayendo en picado
intransitive verb
(Aut) patinar; [+person, object] deslizarse; resbalarse
it went skidding across the floor se deslizó velozmente sobre el suelo; to skid into dar con or contra; I skidded into a tree patiné y di contra un árbol; de un patinazo di contra un árbol; the car skidded to a halt el coche patinó y paró
modifier
skid row (n) (US) calles donde se refugian los borrachos, drogadictos etc
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