sock
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sock(
sak
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. el calcetín
(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).
Penelope loves to wear thick socks.A Penélope le encanta llevar calcetines gordos.
b. la media
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I need to buy some dress socks before my interview.Necesito comprar una medias de vestir antes de mi entrevista.
2. (punch)
a. el puñetazo
(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 knocked his opponent down with one sock to the jaw.Tumbó a su contrincante con un puñetazo a la mandíbula.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to hit)
a. pegar
Sir! Billy socked me in the shoulder!¡Maestro! ¡Billy me pegó en el hombro!
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sock
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (garment)
a. el calcetín
(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. (fam fig) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to pull one's socks upesforzarse más, aplicarse
3. (colloquial)
a. el puñetazo
(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).
(blow)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (colloquial)
a. dar un puñetazo a (hit)
5. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
sock it to them!¡a por ellos!, ¡valor y al toro!
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sock [sɒk]
noun
1 calcetín (m); media (f); (LAm)
to pull one's socks up hacer esfuerzos; despabilarse
put a sock in it! ¡a callar!; ¡cállate!
this will knock your socks off esto es para quitarse el sombrero
2 (windsock) manga (f) (de viento)
sock [sɒk]
noun
(blow) puñetazo (m)
to give sb a sock on the jaw pegar a algn en la cara
transitive verb
pegar
sock him one! ¡pégale!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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wind sock
la manga de viento
fuzzy sock
el calcetín velloso
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