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Inflexiones de 'polvo' (n): mpl: polvos

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Principal Translations
polvo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (partículas de tierra)dust nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 La calle está sin asfaltar, por eso el viento levanta y esparce mucho polvo.
 The street doesn't have asphalt, that's why the wind lifts and scatters so much dust.
polvo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (sustancia sólida pulverizada)powder nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El polvo de talco se obtiene de un silicato, un mineral blando y de color blanco.
 Talcum powder is obtained from a silicate, a soft and white colored mineral.
 
Additional Translations
polvo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). España, vulgar (copulación)sex nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (formal)copulation nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (US)screw vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (UK)shag vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Se fueron a echar un polvo a los cinco minutos de conocerse.
 They had sex only five minutes after meeting each other.
polvo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (partículas de tierra mezcladas con otros sólidos)dust nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 La casa lleva mucho tiempo deshabitada, los muebles están llenos de polvo.
 The house has been uninhabited a long time, the furniture is full of dust.
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Compound Forms:
chocolate en polvo cocoa powder nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
echar un polvo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). ES, coloq (coitar, copular) (colloquial)get laid v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  have sex v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Está feliz porque se echó un polvo anoche.
estar hecho polvo,
quedarse hecho polvo
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
coloquial (sentirse exhausto) (informal)be pooped v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be exhausted, be tired v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be worn out v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
estar hecho polvo,
quedarse hecho polvo
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
coloquial (sentirse acongojado)be overwhelmed v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  feel crushed, feel devastated v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Está hecho polvo porque no pasó a la universidad.
hacer polvo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). coloquial (agotar físicamente)wear out 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."
 El entrenador nos hizo polvo en el juego de ayer.
hacer polvo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). coloquial (vencer, aniquilar)beat vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  trounce vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  destroy vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Hicimos polvo al otro equipo; ganamos 5 a 0.
hecho polvo exhausted, worn out adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (UK)knackered adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (US)pooped adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (offensive!)fucked adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
leche en polvo powdered milk nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
morder el polvo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ser derrotado)bite the dust v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El equipo favorito mordió el polvo y quedó fuera del torneo.
 The favorite team bit the dust and is out of the tournament.
nube de polvo grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (polvo en suspensión)dust cloud nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
oro en polvo grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (polvo de oro)gold dust nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
quedarse hecho polvo,
estar hecho polvo
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(quedar destrozado moralmente)be exhausted v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (UK: colloquial)be knackered v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (UK: regional)be cream crackered v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (US: colloquial)be whacked v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tener un polvo be a good lay, be good in bed v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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