caballito


Inflexiones de 'caballito' (n): mpl: caballitos

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Principal Translations
caballito nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (juguete: balancín)hobby horse nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  rocking horse nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El niño monta en su caballito.
 The boy is on his hobby horse.
 The boy is on his rocking horse.
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Compound Forms:
a caballito loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (cargar: sobre el lomo)piggyback ride exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Cuando eras pequeño, te me encaramabas para que te paseara por toda la casa a caballito.
a caballito loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (cargar: sobre los hombros)carry [sb] on shoulders vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
 ¡Papi, no alcanzo! Súbeme a caballito para arrancar una naranja.
caballito de mar nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (hipocampo)sea-horse nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El caballito de mar es un pez
 The sea horse is a fish.
caballito del diablo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (libélula)dragonfly nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El caballito del diablo vive cerca del agua.
llevar a caballito loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (cargar sobre el lomo) (UK)give a piggy back ride to exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (US)give a pig back ride to exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (dated)give a pickaback ride to exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  carry piggy back exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Juan lleva a su hijo a caballito.
 John is giving a piggy back ride to his son.
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