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rabo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (animal: cola)tail nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 A muchas personas les gusta comer el rabo de la vaca.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. The horse flicked its tail to chase away the flies.
 
Additional Translations
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rabo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (ojo: rabillo, ángulo) (figurative: eye)corner nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Lo miró de refilón por el rabo del ojo.
rabo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). AR, CO, MX, VE, coloquial (trasero, glúteos) (US: vulgar)butt, ass nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK: vulgar)arse nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  backside, back end nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El jefe apremió a los empleados gritándoles ¡Moviendo el rabo que no tenemos todo el día!
 The boss pressured his workers shouting at them: "Move your butts; we don't have all day!”
rabo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). vulgar (pene) (vulgar)dick, cock nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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Compound Forms:
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aquí torció la puerca el rabo exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (MX: llegó el momento de la verdad)here's where things went wrong, here's where it gets tricky exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de cabo a rabo loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (de principio a fin)beginning to end advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  cover to cover advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Juan leyó el libro de cabo a rabo.
de rabo loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). América, coloquial (de culo) (colloquial, US)on your ass advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  on your butt advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  (UK)on your arse advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  on your backside advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Me caí de rabo en el suelo.
 I fell on my ass on the ground.
viejo rabo verde,
rabo verde
loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala").
peyorativo, coloquial (busca mujeres más jóvenes)dirty old man nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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