Translation of beef in Spanish:


carne de vaca, n.

Pronunciation /biːf//bif/


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    carne de vaca feminine
    carne de res feminine Mexico Central America
    ternera feminine Spain
    before noun beef extract extracto de carne masculine
    • beef olives niños envueltos
    • Make meat the last thing you put in your shopping cart to ensure that the beef stays cold until you get home.
    • Although beef is the store's primary product, fresh vegetables are also available.
    • Using a sharp knife, carve the beef into broad thin slices, holding the knife blade at a 45-degree angle to the top of the meat.
    • Cut small slits in your pork or beef roast before cooking and insert half cloves to season.
    • He warmed and ate some of the beef but didn't sleep.
    • He dropped his stack of papers and envelopes onto the table, and took my plate to cut up the beef, cheese, and slice the bread thinner without a word.
    • Although beef is still the meat most often consumed by adults in Quebec, consumption of red meat has decreased since 1971.
    • Guests may enjoy a special meal of roast sirloin beef served with mashed potatoes and green vegetable.
    • I would bake muffins on the bus in the early morning and roast beef in the afternoon.
    • Start the potatoes first, then make the green peppercorn sauce; keep it warm over low heat while you cook the beef.
    • I have to say that the roast rib eye of beef in wholemeal bread was superb.
    • Lodge staff served the meal, which consisted of roast chicken, roast beef, potato croquettes, yellow rice, mixed vegetables and mieliepap.
    • Visitors can barbecue food ranging from beef, pork to potato and fish.
    • My favourite food is roast beef and Yorkshire pudding.
    • Explain that it is your mission, as a host and a cook, to take their experience of roast beef to a new level.
    • She wraps her finger in a clean paper towel, checks her steak and turns off the flame beneath the beef and vegetable flavored soup she's preparing for Sarah.
    • Jay had ordered roast beef sandwhiches in panini bread and iced chocolate for her and iced coffee for himself.
    • In a saucepan over medium heat, combine bacon, sausage and beef.
    • Tuck into steak, roast beef, venison and other red meat at least three times a week
    • Main courses included roast beef, lamb and pork from the carvery, steak and kidney pie, poached chicken with mushroom and asparagus sauce and vegetable lasagne.
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    • 2.1Farming
      (beef cattle)

      ganado vacuno masculine
      ganado bovino masculine
      • ‘Get in those saddles and let's get these beeves movin’!’
      • Finishing beef on grass presents a unique challenge to this re-emerging enterprise.
      • Forage beef thus encompasses at least half of the potential market.
      • Driving across expanses of the West today, one might ask, ‘Where's the beef?’
      • We have a neighbor who raises grass fed beef and pastured poultry.

    • 2.2plural beeves /biːvz/US Farming

      cabeza de ganado vacuno feminine
      cabeza de ganado bovino feminine

  • 3informal

    garra feminine
    to put some beef into sth darle duro a algo informal
    • The tank size is OK, but you need more beef.
    • Yes, I know their defense looked good most of the season and Simon was good addition, I just feel they still need more beef up the middle and Wright is, I think, an active playmaker who can stuff the run.
    • We definitely need more beef up front.
  • 4plural beefs

    queja feminine
    so what's your beef? ¿qué motivo de queja / qué problema tienes?
    • Michael Hyman told the Chicago Sun Times, ‘We still have a beef… We will review our options.’
    • Warrington, essentially, your beefs with these films are length and boredom.
    • One of my biggest beefs with the station is how little students get back from it in return for how much of the station's funding is received from the students.
    • Here's another one of my beefs with judges - and this is the complaint that lawyers oftentimes get - that we file frivolous lawsuits.
    • Address beefs and concerns directly, not behind peoples’ backs.
    • I was using my pension to illustrate that pension inequity was not across the board either and so maybe the beef should be with the NHS and other organisations for their shortcomings.
    • As I write in the book, most people who write books or who are in television generally have some beef or some complaint they want to make.
    • We would need to see the context of these memos to know what beefs Roberts might have had with the offending words.
    • I didn't think she had a beef against anyone else in our crowd - most of Dana's friends stayed away from the group - so that meant she was coming to bug me some more.
    • My beef is the lack of communication that often fosters false expectations in patients, who then blame the local doctors when things turn out worse than they hoped.
    • Or are they just using these tragic AIDS deaths to further their own cynical, and often juvenile, beefs with the Church?
    • And one of their major beefs with us is having a closed meeting!
    • My only beef is with the tone of the way it's been implemented - if you can call it a beef, I don't feel strongly enough about it to start an argument.
    • I do not want beefs and gripes - I need genuine areas of difficulty which are causing work life imbalance.
    • They began taking their beefs to the media.
    • So several of the UK intellectuals' beefs with the US have been addressed in the days since the President's visit.
    • When they concluded that the truth lied somewhere in between what they were both told, the decision was to bring the two crews together to squash the beef.
    • But, for what it's worth, I have no beefs with the current executives.

intransitive verb


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    to beef (about sth) refunfuñar (por algo) informal
    • They beef about record-level deficits.
    • You were totally oblivious of the curious expressions of others as you beefed about this to the manager directly and loudly.
    • I can't remember what I was beefing about with regard to the internet. I did used to get wound up about stuff but I've got it off my chest already.
    • As I tell my students when they beef about my tests: Life isn't multiple choice, True-False or an Essay question; more often than not it's short answer--and your grade is based on your understanding of the context of the question.
    • Because of that he still felt like beefing about something