There are 5 main translations of duck in Spanish

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duck1

pato, n.

Pronunciation /dʌk//dək/

noun

  • 1

    pato masculine
    (female) pata feminine
    a dead duck un asunto acabado
    • to play ducks and drakes hacer patitos
    • to play ducks and drakes with sth tirar algo por la ventana
    • to take to sth like a duck to water
    • he took to skiing like a duck to water empezó a esquiar como si lo hubiera hecho toda la vida
    • The other day while walking along the footpath opposite the park I noticed seven or eight drakes surrounding a female duck and her ten ducklings.
    • The female shows the same silhouette but is a brown duck whose crest is often obscured.
  • 2

    Cooking
    pato masculine
    • The roast duck was good, and so was the grilled lobster, despite a weirdly glowing sidecar of basil mashed potatoes.
    • The duck and chicken I sampled were both flavored with balsamic vinegar, and both were overdone.
    • From a nutritional perspective, the duck, cucumber, spring onion and pancakes make a reasonably well-balanced meal.
    • His duck's sweetness is amplified by roasted rhubarb; snapper's nuttiness is made prominent by a ginger-soy nage.
    • The bread is perfectly toasted, the duck is perfectly tender, and those waffle chips are scrumptious.
    • The duck bakes for precisely seven minutes and rests for precisely seven minutes.
    • I have the Thai mussels as a starter and they're fabulous - the crispy duck, and deep fried rolls with chilli jam are tasty too.
    • In a heavy, flameproof casserole, cook the sausages and duck in the olive oil until their fat runs and the sausages and duck are golden on all sides.
    • Stir in the date syrup with the lemon juice, and cook for another 15-20 minutes, until the duck is tender.
    • The mail-order range has now been extended to include beef, duck, lamb, chicken, pheasant and goose.
    • His garlic duck sausage with black mustard is the hot dog of your dreams.
    • Like most of the sauces here, the duck's citrus glaze is notably reserved.
    • Thickly slice the duck and serve it on the parsnip purée, scattered with a little extra thyme.
    • Season the cavity of the duck with salt and pepper and truss with kitchen string.
    • Add duck meat and season with salt and white pepper to taste.
    • A small tear trickled down Lisa's face as I savored my duck.
    • From there it is into the duck, chicken, pork, beef, vegetables and bean curd, rice and noodles.
    • I'm not trying to suggest that Susie's roast venison or my duck with caramelised apple could be described as a horror show, but neither were they worthy of the setting.
    • Cook the duck until tender, then add the potatoes and onion.
    • Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan, then sear the duck skin-side down over gentle heat for five to ten minutes or until the skin is crisp, draining off the fat as it renders.

There are 5 main translations of duck in Spanish

: duck1duck2duck3duck4duck5

duck2

agacharse, v.

Pronunciation /dʌk//dək/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (bow down) agacharse
    (hide) esconderse
    I ducked behind a pillar me escondí rápidamente detrás de una columna
    • She ducked into the shop and pulled the scarf from her head.
    • He quickly ducked into the building and ran for the nearest lift.
    • I ducked into the first washroom I came across, locked myself in the first stall and clenched my eyes shut, silent sobs making my chest heave.
    • Soaked, I ducked into Rubenstein's Furniture Store to get out of the rain.
    • I declined politely and then ducked into the nearest shop just to escape him.
    • Abbey ducked into the bathroom, and I continued on to our classroom.
    • Martin followed Rocky out of the classroom, and they ducked into a corner to avoid the mass of students.
    • Droplets of rain had already fallen, and he quickly ducked into his car to avoid being drenched by the rain.
    • She quickly ducked into a corner as the stone fell loudly down the stair case.
    • I ducked into the next room, quickly moving behind the curtain.
    • As they turned around, Cary ducked into a cave to avoid being seen.
    • Thinking quickly, I grabbed Jared by the arm and ducked into the nearest classroom.
    • Clark did his best not to shuffle his feet or duck his head.
    • We ducked into one of the food outlets at the top of the mountain and had a drink, waiting for the rain to subside.
    • She quickly ducked into an open classroom, trying to get a peek at the kid as he left the school.
    • Gusts of wind battered him; he ducked into the office and laid the key on the counter.
    • Quickly, Nat ducked into his closet, hoping his father might just leave the house soon.
    • Lance ducked into the garage holding a small radio in his hand.
    • Avoiding the rain he ducked into a nearby building and fled downstairs to take a covered shortcut to his work area.
    • When one followed me near my own block, I ducked into a bodega for a bottle of water.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (lower)
    (head) agachar
    (head) bajar
  • 2

    (submerge)
    hundir
  • 3

    (dodge)
    (question) eludir
    (question) esquivar
    (responsibility) evadir
    (responsibility) eludir

There are 5 main translations of duck in Spanish

: duck1duck2duck3duck4duck5

duck3

tesoro, n.

Pronunciation /dʌk//dək/

noun

British
informal

  • 1

    (as term of address)
    tesoro informal
    majo masculine Spain informal
    maja feminine Spain informal

There are 5 main translations of duck in Spanish

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duck4

lona, n.

Pronunciation /dʌk//dək/

noun

  • 1

    (fabric)
    lona feminine
    • Sailcloth is a very strong, heavy canvas or duck made in plain weave.
    • I am interested in dyeing 35 yards of cotton duck for slipcovers for a sofa.
    • Cut the diaper cover pieces from the yellow cotton duck or broadcloth according to the pattern guidesheet.
    • If stripes aren't your style, experiment with other casual fabrics, such as cotton duck, denim, and corduroy.
    • Then, in 1941, the mill again served by producing cotton duck for tents to shelter our soldiers in World War II.
    • Some of them are made of cotton duck.
  • 2ducks pl

    Clothing
    (masculine plural) pantalones de dril
    (masculine plural) pantalones de lona

There are 5 main translations of duck in Spanish

: duck1duck2duck3duck4duck5

duck5

cero, n.

Pronunciation /dʌk//dək/

noun

  • 1

    (in cricket)
    cero masculine
    to be out for a duck ser eliminado sin marcar ningún tanto
    • I remember that Gundappa Viswanath scored a duck and a century on his Test debut - has anyone else done this?
    • But he also made seven ducks in 30 innings, and a couple of chaps called Greenidge and Haynes made getting back into the side virtually impossible.
    • They never talk about when I got Len Hutton out for a duck, at Lord's in 1954!
    • Stillington made major inroads into Harrogate's batting as they dismissed three home batsmen for ducks.
    • Laker's tally of eight ducks inflicted in that famous match against Australia at Old Trafford in 1956 is the record for a single Test.