In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to shuffle one's feet — arrastrar los pies
2.1(cards) barajar(dominoes) remover(dominoes) revolver(dominoes) mezclar(papers) barajar(papers) revolver
- Nevada regulators have gone so far as to informally allow casino dealers to count cards and shuffle whenever the remainder of a shoe favors the players.
- At the end of each hand, the played cards are gathered together and the whole pack is shuffled by the new dealer before the next deal.
- The dealer shuffles and deals out the cards face down to the players one at a time, clockwise, until everyone has a hand of six cards.
- The dealer shuffles, and then deals the cards out clockwise one at a time: four cards face down to each player and four face up to the centre of the table.
- A second pack of cards is shuffled and the top card turned over to determine trumps.
- The dealer shuffles, and the player to dealer's right cuts.
- A lot of what a manager does all day, clearly, is sit behind a desk shuffling paper.
- He looked down at the floor and began shuffling a paper clip that was lying on the floor around with his foot.
- The dealer shuffles, and offers the cards to the player on his right to cut.
- He smiled and winked, then checked his watch and began shuffling papers around on his desk.
- The dealer shuffles, the non-dealer cuts the cards [but see variations], and dealer deals 6 cards face down to each player one at a time.
- She shuffled papers on her desk, and he went into his office, made a few phone calls, and waited for the confrontation.
- During each deal, the dealer's partner shuffles the other pack and places it to the right.
- How about applying the same tax rules and rates to companies and individuals so people don't spend half their time shuffling money around to minimise tax.
- This would include bowling changes, field changes, shuffling the batting order, speeding up or slowing down the pace of the game, etc.
- What if you shuffled a pack of cards thoroughly and turned over the top 10 cards and they were all red?
- Cole came into his cubicle and shuffled some of the papers on top.
- Played with a standard 52 card deck, shuffle and deal 4 cards face up into the center of the play area.
- The rest of those cowardly rats just stared at the ceiling and shuffled their papers.
- For the first deal a randomly chosen player shuffles, that player's right-hand neighbour cuts.
- When the banner deal is done, the dealer takes all of the extra cards, puts them back in the deck, and shuffles 2-3 more times.
- Votes will be recorded on a disc in each count centre and then brought to a central area, where they will be shuffled in order to guarantee voters' anonymity.
- She shuffled the papers, straightened them, and then filed them away somewhere.
- Fifty or more counters sit at trestle tables shuffling the ballot papers into piles of 50.
- The cards in the pot are shuffled together with the discarded cards and re-dealt to the players, so that each player has one card fewer than in the round before.
- She shuffled a few papers before moving to stand in front of the rows of desks.
- I could add new entries, shuffle the order of entries and delete entries from this list.
- She reached into her pocket and pulled out a pack of cards, shuffling them hopefully.
- This player is called ‘the dealer’, but does not deal - he just shuffles.
- You then take the other pack of cards and shuffle and cut again.
- He sat at his seat behind the desk shuffling his papers around angrily.
- Now that everybody has their cards [each has 12 cards, 3 of each suit], each person then shuffles their own cards.
- The backs have overcome their attacking troubles, and shuffling players around in positions seems to have paid off.
- When my turn came, he was shuffling papers around at his desk and greeted me with a flourish of his left arm.
- The other night, three of us were sitting at the blackjack table watching the dealer shuffle.
- In lieu of using polls to determine a candidate's strength among the voters, prudent observers will watch how the campaign teams shuffle their money.
- The dealer shuffles and deals each player 10 cards, one at a time. 3 cards are put face-down in the middle of the table to form the blind.
- Dexter shuffled the papers in his lap, squinting through the reading glasses that he'd been promising to upgrade for three months.
- It all seems very dull: shuffling bits of paper in endless files.
- He was shuffling papers around in a large file but stopped when he saw me look up.
2.2(redeploy)(personnel) cambiar de puesto(personnel) mover(funds) mover
1caminar arrastrando los piesandar arrastrando los piesshe shuffled into/out of the room — entró en/salió de la habitación arrastrando los pies
- to shuffle in one's seat — revolverse en el asiento
- his shuffling gait — su andar pesado
2(gait)he walks with a shuffle — camina / anda arrastrando los pies
baile parecido al claqué
4(of cards)to give the cards a shuffle — barajar las cartas
- to be / get lost in the shuffle — perderse en la confusión
- the idea of helping the poor seems to have been lost in the shuffle — la idea de ayudar a los pobres parece que ha quedado relegada al olvido
5(of personnel)reestructuración femininereorganización feminine
6(of music on an mp3, etc)aleatorio masculineI had the music on shuffle — tenía la música en aleatorio
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