Hay 2 traducciones de roll en español:


Pronunciación: /rəʊl/


  • 1 [Culin] (bread) roll pancito (m) or (Esp) panecillo (m) or (Méx) bolillo (m)
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    • Casual classics such as fried clams, fish and chips and lobster rolls are transformed into elegant fare.
    • The processing plant now produces several types of dough and bread products, including its latest addition: a frozen cinnamon roll that can be microwaved.
    • The little bistro offers excellent breakfasts of fluffy scrambled eggs, warm cinnamon rolls, and frothy lattes.
  • 2 (of paper, wire, fabric) rollo (m); (of banknotes) fajo (m) a roll of film un rollo or un carrete (de fotos), una película a roll of hundred-dollar bills un fajo de billetes de cien dólares rolls of fat rollos (mpl) (around waist) rollos (mpl), michelines (mpl) [familiar/colloquial], llantas (fpl) (AmL) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • He buys paper in a roll and cuts it himself into 32-by 40-inch sheets.
    • He said that he pictured him pulling the paper from a roll and cutting and tearing it where it suits him.
    • Here are some new photos from the one roll of film which I just got back today.
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    • He pulled a huge roll of fifties and twenties from his pocket.
    • In his pocket was a roll of notes, his pay-off for the night's work.
    • He pulls a roll of notes from his back pocket and peels off a tenner.
  • 3 3.1 (rocking) balanceo (m), bamboleo (m) 3.2 (turning over) voltereta (f) 3.3 (frolic) the dogs ran off for a roll in the dry leaves los perros salieron corriendo a retozar entre las hojas secas a roll in the hay [colloq & euph] un revolcón [fam & euf]
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    • The chassis displays impressive levels of composure and minimal roll through the turns.
    • The system can directly measure the roll of the vehicle frame as it passes over such terrain.
    • At every roll of the boat the water would rush in.
  • 4 (sound — of drum) redoble (m); (— of thunder) retumbo (m)
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    • A sudden roll of thunder rumbled over the meadow.
    • A loud roll of thunder filled the air of the streets of the city.
    • Dark clouds gathered, there was the distant, yet unmistakable roll of thunder.
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    • The orchestral instrument uses softer beaters, like giant timpani sticks, often double-ended so that a roll may be played one-handed by twisting the wrist.
    • Learn how to play a six stroke roll on the drums in this free video music lesson.
    • Remember, you are not limited to playing a roll on the snare drum!
  • 5 (list) lista (f) the electoral roll el padrón (AmL) or (Esp) el censo or (Chi, Ven) el registro or (Col) la planilla electoral the problem of falling rolls (BrE) [Educ] el problema de la disminución del número de alumnos they have 700 on roll tienen 700 alumnos inscritos to call the roll pasar lista to strike sb off the rollexcluir a algn de la lista de profesionales habilitados para ejercer honor roll o (BrE) roll of honour [Mil] lista (f) de honor [Educ] cuadro (m) de honor
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    • Their names read like a roll of the literary and artistic talents of that brilliant age.
    • He wasn't a class officer or an honor roll geek, but he was certainly above average in just about everything he did.
    • Such responsibility and stewardship seems to characterize these and all the other projects in this year's honor roll.
  • 6 (of dice) tirada (f) to be on a roll (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] estar* de buena racha
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    • Rain drops, dices rolls, the clack of betting chips, and peasants working in the fields all make their own sort of music.
    • He continually plays to the courtroom audience with rolls of his eyes, rubbing his head, or agitated fanning of his face.
    • Suddenly the art houses of America turned on him with a collective eye roll.

Definición de roll en:

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Palabra del día cerviz
nape of the neck …

Hay 2 traducciones de roll en español:



  • 1 1.1 (rotate) [ball/barrel] rodar* to roll downhill rodar cuesta abajo the bottle was rolling around inside the crate la botella rodaba dentro del cajón the bag split and the oranges rolled out la bolsa se rompió y las naranjas salieron rodando
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    • There follows a four and a half minute high-angle shot of a carriage wheel rolling along a dirt road, while a male voice-over narration reads a letter the novelist had written to his daughter.
    • But as they tear down the dirt roads in the dead of night, a truck rolls out of nowhere, they lose control, and their car ends up in a ditch.
    • A pickup truck rolls down a dark highway.
    1.2 (turn over) the car rolled over three times el coche dio tres vueltas de campana roll (over) onto your stomach/back ponte boca abajo/boca arriba, date la vuelta or (CS) date vuelta we rolled over and over in the sand nos revolcamos en la arena they all rolled around laughing todos se revolcaron de risa to be rolling in money o in it [colloquial/familiar] estar* forrado (de oro) [familiar/colloquial], estar* podrido en plata (AmS) [familiar/colloquial], estar* podrido de dinero (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] 1.3 (sway) [ship/car/plane] balancearse, bambolearse
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    • A ball rolls slowly into the frame, its impetus unseen.
    • But the car is already wrecked against a tree, and a beach ball rolls away from it.
    • One shocking scene shows street children assaulting a wino and gleefully rolling him down the stairs, punishment for his spiritual and physical corruption.
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    • The boat rolled and nodded gently.
    • Our boarding party had to get aboard a ship rolling and heaving in large seas.
    • The aircraft rolled off to the left prior to slicing nose low to 90 degrees down.
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    • All you could hear were people rolling around with laughter.
    • Within a matter of minutes Scott and I are pretty much rolling around the place.
    • The moment I tried it I was rolling all over the place.
  • 2 2.1 (move) (+ adv compl) she watched the column of trucks roll by miró como pasaban los camiones, uno detrás del otro the car began to roll down the hill el coche empezó a deslizarse cuesta abajo tanks rolled into the capital at dawn los tanques entraron en la capital al amanecer tears rolled down his cheeks las lágrimas le corrían por las mejillas huge waves came rolling in llegaban unas olas enormes the engines roll off the production line at a rate of 20 a week producen or fabrican 20 motores por semana his name doesn't roll off the tongue su nombre es difícil de pronunciar the phrase rolls off the tongue la frase es musical y fluida 2.2 (extend) the hills roll away into the distance las colinas se pierden en el infinito
  • 3 (begin operating) [camera] empezar* a rodar; [press] ponerse* en funcionamiento everything's ready to roll [colloquial/familiar] ya está todo listo let the good times roll! ¡que vengan los buenos tiempos!
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    • The first plate is prepared, ink is spread on the rollers, paper is laid on the press bed and the machine rolls into action.
    • The planter was rolling at 6 a.m. every day and didn't stop until 11 p.m.
    • He just placed seven cameras with infrared tape and microphones in different areas of his studio and let them roll.
  • 4 (make noise) [drum] redoblar; [thunder] retumbar
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    • But the lightening has flashed and the thunder rolled…
    • Captivated by the breathtaking scenery, his sensitive response to nature encapsulated his impression of the roar of the waves rolling into the cavern and the cries of the seabirds.
    • Lightning forked the sky outside and the thunder rolled down the hills in a tumble.
  • 5
    (rolling pres p)
    [countryside/hills] ondulado; [gait] bamboleante; [tones/oratory] vibrante; [contract/schedule] renovable; [strikes/power cuts] escalonado; continuado
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    • As more time rolled on, he too became tired.
    • As the years rolled by, we began to see light at the end of the tunnel.
    • They discussed various life events, and learned bits about each other as the days rolled on.
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    • If he could, he would have let the words roll off his tongue.
    • They stuck together for years, and the names still roll off the tongue.
    • The writing was excellent, with Verity's sarcastic one-liners to customers simply rolling off the tongue.


  • 1 1.1 [ball/barrel] hacer* rodar; [dice] tirar I'll roll you for it (AmE) vamos a echarlo a los dados you need to roll a four tienes que sacar un cuatro 1.2 (turn over) the nurse rolled me over onto my side la enfermera me puso de costado or de lado 1.3to roll one's eyes poner* los ojos en blanco
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    • As they roll the dice, a window in the middle of the game delivers decidedly sinister messages.
    • Before Leah could roll the dice an ominous knock was heard at the door.
    • As he put it, he had rolled his dice and he had lost.
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    • The trashcan is wheeled, so the whole can be lifted and rolled, though it would require some effort.
    • As I rolled the shopping cart toward the front door to exit the store, a bell went off.
    • For a while, he joined the kid on the floor, rolling the toy truck across the room and watching the small boy run after it jubilantly.
  • 2 [cigarette] liar* the hedgehog rolled itself into a ball el erizo se hizo un ovillo or una bola a circus, museum and craft fair all rolled into one un circo, un museo y una feria de artesanía, todo en uno the architect rolled the plans out on the table el arquitecto desenrolló los planos sobre la mesa she rolled up her sleeves se arremangó I rolled up the rug enrollé la alfombra
  • 3 (flatten) [lawn] pasarle el rodillo a; [dough/pastry] estirar
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    • They learned how to roll cheese from a team of brawny factory workers who made fun of the tiny women even as they insisted on perfection.
    • By rolling down the cover crop in spring instead of mowing it, the cover crop takes longer to decompose and becomes a weed-suppressing mulch.
    • On a lightly floured surface roll the pastry into a rectangle.
  • 4 [Ling] to roll one's 'r's hacer* vibrar las erres
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    • When he spoke, his peculiar way of rolling his r's made him difficult to understand.
    • Her fake accent irritated me a bit -- particularly the way she rolled the letter R.
    • Croatian speakers are used to rolling the ‘r’ sound in all of the words in their Native language.
  • 5 [slang/argot] 5.1 (have sex with) pasar por las armas [familiar/colloquial], tirarse [argot/slang] 5.2 (AmE) (rob) asaltar they rolled him for everything he had le robaron todo lo que tenía
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    • There are 32 hours I blacked out, but I think I mostly watched television and maybe rolled a liquor store.
    • He was rolled by a group of hooligans.
    • She rolled a bank in Albuquerque.
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    • He hit the kerb and rolled his car.
    • He began drinking heavily, and after one sodden evening at a local bar he rolled his car on the highway.
    • It was really scary rolling the car like that.

Verbos con partícula

roll back

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (push back) [enemy] hacer* retroceder 1.2 (AmE) (reduce) [prices/wages] bajar, reducir*

roll by

roll on 1

roll down

v + adv + o, v + o + adv
[blinds/car window] bajar; [sleeves] bajarse

roll in

v + adv
1.1 (arrive in large quantities) llegar* en grandes cantidades, llover* offers have been rolling in nos ( or les etc) han llovido ofertas 1.2 (arrive late) he rolled in at eleven apareció a las once

roll on

v + adv
1.1 (pass) [time/months] pasar 1.2 (arrive) [colloquial/familiar] roll on vacation time! ¡que lleguen pronto las vacaciones!

roll out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o [dough/pastry] estirar; [new product/system] presentar, lanzar*, introducir* 1.1v + adv (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], levantarse (de la cama)

roll over

v + adv + o, v + o + adv
[debt/loan/repayments] refinanciar see also roll2 2 1 2

roll up

v + adv
(arrive) [colloquial/familiar] aparecer* they finally rolled up, late as usual finalmente aparecieron, tarde como de costumbre roll up, roll up! (BrE) ¡acérquense y miren! see also roll2 2 2

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Palabra del día cerviz
nape of the neck …