Hay 2 traducciones de nail en español:

nail1

Pronunciación: /neɪl/

n

  • 1 [Building/Construcción] clavo (m); (smaller) puntilla (f) a nail in sb's coffin this failure is another nail in his coffin este fracaso es otro paso camino a su derrota each cigarette you smoke is another nail in your coffin con cada cigarrillo que fumas te vas cavando tu propia fosa to be as hard as nails ser* muy duro (de corazón) to hit the nail on the head dar* en el clavo to pay on the nail [colloquial/familiar] pagar* en el acto they paid cash on the nail pagaron a toca teja (Spain/España) or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) pagaron taca taca or (Chile, Venezuela) chinchin or (Mexico/México) en caliente (y de repente) [colloquial/familiar] (before noun/delante del nombre) nail bomb bomba (feminine) de metralla
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • I also need a hammer and nails, picture hooks and the step ladder.
    • My grandad was an engineer by trade and we had loads of tools and boxes of nails, screws, hooks and no end of other fixings.
    • Bolts, nails and other metal scrap are dangerously strewn about on the bridges posing threat not only to the pedestrians but to the vehicles as well.
  • 2 [Anatomy/Anatomía] uña (feminine) to cut one's nails cortarse las uñas she bites her nails se come las uñas (before noun/delante del nombre) nail polish o (American English/inglés norteamericano) enamel o (British English/inglés británico) varnish esmalte (masculine) de uñas nail polish o (American English/inglés norteamericano) enamel o (in British English also/en inglés británico también) varnish remover quitaesmalte (masculine)
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Longitudinal striations are accentuated ridges in the nail surface that can occur as a normal part of the aging process.
    • The dorsal fold that lies on the surface of the nail is the eponychium, or cuticle.
    • Some of those patients had toenails so thick that they had outgrown the average nail clipper long ago.

Definición de nail en:

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Palabra del día reubicar
vt
to relocate …
HECHO CULTURAL

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

Hay 2 traducciones de nail en español:

nail2

vt

  • 1 (fix) clavar sheer panic nailed him to the spot se quedó clavado en el sitio de puro pánico
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Secure each additional board to the furring strips by nailing diagonally through the top edge of the tongue.
    • Boards nailed on tree trunks frequently advertise computer training institutes, he said.
    • So the shelter was finished, the tin roof nailed down and the walls re-enforced.
  • 2 [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (apprehend) agarrar or (Spain/España) coger*, trincar* (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] 2.2 (obtain, secure) conseguir*, hacerse* con [colloquial/familiar] you nailed it! ¡le acertaste!
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The police, through hours and hours and hours of work, nailed that criminal.
    • The only people who can nail the perpetrators are the reporters who heard the leaks.
    • Detectives hunting a gunman who executed a father-of-three in a gangland murder have appealed to the criminal underworld to help nail the killer.
    2.3 (expose) [lie] poner* al descubierto
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    • The Clerk of the Senate nailed that lie five years ago when he pointed out the Constitution makes clear federal law takes precedence over state law.
    • Let me finally nail the lie that service pensions are free.
    • Must we wait another twenty years to nail this other lie to the wall as by then it will be too late for this radio station.
    2.4 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Sport/Deporte] derrotar; (in league) eliminar
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • But after just a couple of swings, I started nailing the ball with a high draw.
    • Instinctively, I jumped into the air and nailed the ball with my right foot.
    • He can push the batsman on to his back-foot with a well-directed short-pitched delivery and then unleash a fuller length ball to nail him.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Even if the throws don't nail runners, the goal is to keep them close enough so they can't score on singles.
    • A great defensive play to nail the lead runner would have left a man on 1st with 1 out, a run expectancy of 0.573.
    • For a split-second I thought he might have a shot at an inside-the-park homer, though a strong throw probably would have nailed him.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • He held a narrow 8-7 advantage at the first bell, but turned on the style in the second round and nailed his opponent with some brilliant combinations.
    • The object is to hit your opponent while avoiding being nailed yourself.
    • The sharpshooter kept the West in the game down the stretch, nailing a couple jumpers to keep the score close.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Last, but not least, for the first time in this league race, the Ibrox men entered into the encounter knowing pole position would be nailed with a victory.
    • His final birdie putt pulled him level with defending champion who failed to nail his own birdie putt for victory.
    • Though Kandy had the edge in the scrums and lineouts, the tough Sailors with their bruising play nailed their opponents.

Verbos con partícula

nail down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 [lid/floorboard] clavar, asegurar con clavos 1.2 [cause] establecer* con certeza; [agreement] concretar 1.3 [person] see if you can nail him down on this issue a ver si logras que te dé una respuesta concreta sobre este asuntoto nail sb down to sth we must nail them down to a precise date tenemos que hacer que se comprometan a una fecha concreta

nail up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 [crate] cerrar* con clavos; [door/window] condenar (cerrando con tablas) 1.2 [picture/sign] clavar

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Palabra del día reubicar
vt
to relocate …
HECHO CULTURAL

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.