toe
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toe(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. el dedo del pie
(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).
Tight shoes can injure your toes.Los zapatos apretados pueden lesionar los dedos del pie.
2. (footwear)
a. la punta
(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).
There was a hole in the toe of her shoe.Había un agujero en la punta de su zapato.
b. la puntera
(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).
I'm going to buy tennis shoes with rubber toes.Me voy a comprar unos tenis de puntera de goma.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to kick with the toe)
a. tocar con la punta del pie
Instead of toeing the ball, you should kick it with the inside of your foot.En lugar de tocar la pelota con la punta del pie, debes patearla con el interior.
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toe
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of foot)
a. el dedo del pie
(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 sock, shoe)
a. la puntera
(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).
big toededo gordo del pie
little toemeñique del pie
3. (idioms)
a.
to be on one's toesestar alerta
to keep somebody on his toesno dar tregua a alguien
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toe [təʊ]
noun
(Anat) dedo (m) del pie; [of shoe] puntera (f); [of sock] punta (f)
big/little toe dedo (m) gordo/pequeño del pie; to tread or step on sb's toes pisar el pie a algn; meterse con algn
to keep sb on his toes mantener a algn sobre ascuas
to keep on one's toes estar alerta; mantenerse bien despierto
you have to keep on your toes hay que estar alerta; hay que mantenerse bien despierto
to turn up one's toes estirar la pata (informal)
transitive verb
tocar con la punta del pie
to toe the line (conform) conformarse
modifier
toe clip (n) (for cycling) rastral (m); calapiés (m)
toe piece (n) espátula (f); punta (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "toe"
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big toe
el dedo gordo
tic-tac-toe
el tres en línea, el tatetí
from head to toe
de pies a cabeza
steel toe boots
las botas de protección
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