sky
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sky(
skay
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (firmament)
a. el cielo
(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 sky is overcast.El cielo está nublado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to hit up toward the sky)
a. lanzar hacia lo alto
She was about to take the set but mishit the ball and skied it.Estaba a punto de ganar el set pero golpeó mal la pelota y la lanzó hacia lo alto.
b. chutar hacia lo alto (soccer)
The striker tried to shoot with his left foot and skied the ball over the goal.El delantero probó a darle al balón con el pie izquierdo y lo chutó hacia lo alto por encima del arco.
c. batear hacia lo alto (baseball, cricket)
The pitcher put spin on the ball making the batter sky it.El pícher lanzó la bola con efecto y obligó al bateador a batearla hacia lo alto.
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sky
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el cielo
(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. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the sky's the limitpodemos conseguir cualquier cosa que nos propongamos
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to praise somebody to the skiesponer a alguien por las nubes
sky highaltísimo(a)
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sky [skaɪ]
noun
cielo (m)
under blue skies bajo un cielo azul; the skies over England el cielo en Inglaterra; to praise sb to the skies poner a algn por las nubes; the sky's the limit no hay límite; out of a clear blue sky de repente; inesperadamente
There were little white clouds high in the blue sky It'll warm up as soon as the sun gets higher in the sky There seemed to be only hills, grass, and sky We drove under a gloomy sky
modifier
sky marshal (n) agente (m) de seguridad en vuelos comerciales; (en vuelos comerciales)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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