Translation of fish in Spanish:


pez, n.

Pronunciation: /fɪʃ//fɪʃ/


  • 1

    (in unusual situation)
    pez masculine
    like a fish out of water como gallina en corral ajeno informal
    • there are plenty more fish in the sea hay mucho más donde elegir
    • to be a big fish in a little pond ser un pez gordo en un lugar pequeño
    • to be a little fish in a big pond ser uno de tantos
    • to cry stinking fish echar tierra a / sobre algo
    • to drink like a fish beber como un cosaco
    • to have other fish to fry tener cosas mejores / más importantes que hacer
    • to swim like a fish nadar como un pez
    • before noun fish market mercado de pescado
    • Many other Queensland creatures - including various species of fishes and mollusks - hold the distinction of being the most venomous of their kind.
    • Discussions of pectoral fin swimming in fishes have largely focused on the benefits of the fins during hovering, slow swimming and maneuvering.
    • One species of bacterium sickens cattle, for example, while another attacks frogs, fishes, and other cold-blooded animals.
    • Reefs of brilliantly coloured corals and sponges provide shelter for fish, Crustacea, and other animals.
    • Cindy began naming all the fish and those that were her favorites.
    • Among vertebrate classes, fishes exhibit by far the greatest variability in competitive and cooperative behaviors in male reproduction.
    • It seems that they don't know that the first vertebrates were fish.
    • Several other species of marine fishes spawn on beaches, although actual emergence of adults from water is rare.
    • All decapod crustaceans and fishes were identified and enumerated, a representative subsample was measured and then all animals were returned to the system.
    • The diet of Nile perch consists of fishes, insects, crustacea and mollusks.
    • E. americanus is a predator that as an adult feeds on large insect larvae, crayfishes and other fishes.
    • Bald eagles feed primarily on marine mammals and fish and would not be a threat to the foxes.
    • Rays and skates primarily feed on molluscs, crustaceans, worms and occasionally smaller fishes.
    • They feed on small bony fishes, snails, worms, shrimps, clams, abalone, and crabs.
    • A man feels wet when he falls into water, because man is not a water animal: a fish would not feel wet.
    • The fish and shellfish in the waters around our coast and inland are the finest in the world, and it's no wonder that everyone else in mainland Europe wants rights to them.
    • Included among these vertebrates are sharks, bony fishes, amphibians, turtles, lizards, crocodiles, and dinosaurs.
    • Snakes employ shivering thermogenesis, which acts to warm their eggs, amphipods actively ventilate the brood pouch, and fishes fan to increase water circulation.
    • Comparable studies of fishes and other aquatic vertebrates are scarce, despite a wealth of neontological data.
    • Juvenile rockfish that reside in kelp beds are often eaten by many fishes and other marine animals.
    • If drinking was to continue after the cooked food had been exhausted, dried meat and fish were served.
    • Creatine is something that the body either produces naturally or obtains directly from foods such as fish and meat.
    • Danish food includes a wide variety of fish, meat, bread, cheese, and crispbreads.
    • For a true taste of Croatian Adriatic cuisine seek out the tiny tavernas where you can eat superb local fish and sea food.
    • I have mentioned this numerous times here, but he doesn't eat fish or seafood.
    • You can experiment with all kinds of sausage, vegetables, cheese dishes, fish and meat.
    • The vitamin is found naturally in foods like fish, milk, eggs and meat, and is also usually included in fortified cereals.
    • Add a layer of tomatoes, some capers and some fish, add gelatine preparation and put in the fridge for 10 min.
    • Cholesterol is made by the liver and also supplied through such foods as meat, fish and dairy products.
    • Typical meals for urban residents consist of fruits and vegetables, meat or fish, bread, and rice.
    • Baking is a great method to cook fish, allowing the flesh to cook evenly and stay moist.
    • You are, however, allowed to eat as much red meat, poultry, fish and fatty foods, like heavy cream, as you want.
    • The flesh of these fish is reddish and has a reputation for being indigestible.
    • The diet advocates that concentrated carbohydrates like bread and concentrated protein foods like meat and fish should never be eaten at the same time.
    • To prevent foodborne infection, your child also shouldn't eat raw fish, seafood, meat, or uncooked eggs.
    • Its central ingredients are seasonal produce, whole-grain foods, fish and lean meats.
    • George is now on a special dried food made of oily fish and tapioca, with occasional chicken or turkey as a treat.
    • It's equally gluggable as an aperitif or with fish and white meat dishes.
    • Consumption of fresh foods - meat, fish and fruit - is above average.
    • It's better to stick to lean cuts of red meat, white meat or fish.
    • Mack, for such a cold fish, is enthralling, partly because of the shimmer of uncertainty about what is true and what is not.
    • And since Kail had many women chasing after him, why would he waste his time on a cold fish?
    • In essence, she's calling her an aloof, cold fish - hardly the most enthusiastic endorsement.
    • If it was all the same guy I shall have to regard him as rather an odd fish.
    • Brand himself is a cold fish and a nervous character, who conceives a murderous hatred for his junior officer.
    • It is also important, for your purposes, whether she's a cold fish or just madder than hell at you.
    • Perhaps every writer of fiction suspects himself or herself to be a cold fish at heart, a mere spectator of other people's joys and passions.
    • She's a perfectionist and is analytical about her performances but seems afraid of being perceived as a cold fish.
    • This time he's playing a much more sympathetic character, but he's still a cold fish.
    • So what if he had a reputation as a rather cold fish?
    • I was silent; was it any wonder I was, as Adam termed it, a cold fish?
    • The husband is a convert, obsessed by apologetics, church history, and doctrine - something of a pious cold fish.
    • He is too much of a cold fish to capture our hearts and often seems more sullen than smouldering.
    • Some of this support surely comes from some of the same people who'd considered him something of a cold fish.
    • If German pianists have a reputation for being cold fish, this reputation is belied by playing such as this.
    • Wayne fought to find the words he would need to say to try and strike up a conversation with the normally cold fish of a boy he had for a friend whom he had only known for just over a day.
    • She seems too sensitive to survive this earth and her cold fish of a husband, and indeed she doesn't.
    • She has a tendency to use quite clinical language - which masks deep emotions, but can make her look a bit of a cold fish on the page.
    • It has also been argued that Robert is just a cold fish and/or that his friends' marital squabbles have scared him off.
    • Their attempt to soften the electorate's impression of her as a scientific cold fish is one of the few amusing spectacles in a grim political landscape.
  • 2

    pescado masculine
    (soup/course/knife) (before noun) de pescado
    white/smoked fish pescado blanco/ahumado masculine
    • wet fish pescado fresco
    • fish and chips pescado frito con papas fritas
    • neither fish, flesh, nor fowl ni chicha ni limonada / limoná
  • 3informal

    he's a queer / odd fish es un tipo raro
    • he's rather a cold fish es un tipo seco
    • that poor fish aquel pobre infeliz

intransitive verb

  • 1

    to go fishing ir a pescar
    • to fish for sth pescar algo
  • 2

    (try to obtain)
    to fish for sth pescar algo
  • 3

    to fish (around) in one's pockets/bag rebuscar en los bolsillos/la bolsa

transitive verb

  • 1

    (cod/mackerel) pescar
    this river is good for fishing salmon este es un buen río para la pesca del salmón
  • 2

    (lake/river) pescar en