Translation of bag in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (container) a paper/plastic baguna bolsa de papel/plásticoalso: handbag(especially British English)cartera (feminine) or (Spain) bolso (masculine) or (Mexico) bolsa (feminine)also: mailbagyes sir, no sir, three bags full sir! (British English) [humorous]to leave somebody holding the bag (American English)¡sí señor, no señor, lo que mande el señor!cargarle el muerto a alguienExample sentences1.2 (piece of luggage) he packed his bags and left
where are your bags?hizo las maletas y se fue¿dónde está su equipaje?Example sentences1.3 (bagful) to be a bag of bones [colloquial]
- They turn up with bags full of beer.
- People would come in and drop off bags of clothes by the carload, many of the items still with the tags on them.
- He was standing next to me with a bag at his feet and he kept dipping into this bag and fiddling about with something.
ser un costal de huesos or un esqueletoExample sentences1.4 (in hunting)
- She turned around, picked up her bag, the only piece of luggage she had.
- How about buying a piece of luggage that consolidates your bags into a single carry-on that complies with all the rules and your needs?
- When I pull my luggage (a bag and a laptop) on to the taxi, the driver asked where I were going.
a mixed bagtoday's concert is a mixed bagpiezas (feminine plural) cobradasmy students were a very mixed bag indeeden el concierto de hoy habrá de todo un poco or para todos los gustosin the bag [colloquial]we can start celebrating: the contract is in the bagtenía un grupo de alumnos muy heterogéneotenía un grupo de alumnos de lo más variopinto→ cat1 1 1, → cat1 1 2ya podemos celebrarlo: el contrato es un hechoExample sentences
- They just wanted me to donate, monthly, the equivalent amount to half a bag of tea-bags.
- There were 3 possible destinations: over her trainers, into her popcorn container or into my bag of chocolate brazils.
- He said one method used to gauge a child's awareness of drug abuse is to ask them to draw the contents of ‘a bag of drugs’ found in the street.
- Looking at photos of other teal hunters' bags, most seem to hold a high percentage of adult male bluewings.
- It's fairly unlikely that the council will recommend further cuts in the scaup bag limit for the coming season.
- The federal framework also modified the daily bag limit for the four-day season in the SWDA.
- 2 2.1 (of skin) to have bags under one's eyes (of skin)tener bolsas en los ojos(dark rings)2.2 (in clothing)tener ojerasExample sentences
- He looked tired and worn out, with pale skin and purple bags under his eyes.
- She was aware of her pasty skin, of the bags under her eyes, and of the drawn look on her face without his comments.
- Mercia was watching her parent's faces; sallow skin, dark bags under their lifeless eyes.
- 3also: bags plural3.1 (a lot) [colloquial]there's bags of room (British English) [colloquial]montones (masculine plural) [colloquial]pilas (feminine plural) (River Plate area) [colloquial]3.2hay cantidad or montones or (in River Plate area also) pilas de sitio [colloquial](British English) (Clothing)pantalones (masculine plural) anchosExample sentences
- Don't you lose any time about your absolutions, - washing, you know; but just jump into a pair of bags and Wellingtons; clap a top-coat on you, and button it up to the chin, and there you are, ready dressed in the twinkling of a bed-post.
- I wear a pair of bags, a dirty sweater, and go without hat or shoes and stockings.
- Only a single score down and bags of attrition time still left to play.
- There is bags of power from way down the rev range and loads of poke in the middle where it is needed for safe overtaking.
- I imagined that at the end I'd have bags of information, anecdotes and observations.
- 4 (unpleasant woman) [colloquial]Example sentences
- Perhaps it makes me seem like an old bag, but it does feel intimidating to face a gang of people, of whatever age, with intimidating body language.
- On the news this morning, the old bag was saying that the visitor figures for the fountain had far exceeded their predictions.
- He loathed the old bag more than Liz ever did, despite sharing the same political views.
- 5 (area of interest) [slang] [dated]pop music is not my bagla música pop no es lo míoExample sentences
- Not that there's anything wrong with that - but not my bag.
- I tried a course in b/w photography, but realised it was not my bag either.
- Ostensibly, a Chinwag meeting about PR Online is simply not my bag, but an interface appears to be forming (think Star Trek) between PR and Blogging.
transitive verb -gg-
- 1 (put in bag)(rubbish/vegetables)meter en una bolsaExample sentences
- Under protocols to protect against asbestos contamination, fire personnel and equipment had to be hosed down, while their kit was bagged up and sent for specialist cleaning.
- So, the computer's got to be moved onto a small coffee table temporarily, and my clothes are either bagged up or hung in various locations at random!
- After that, they were bagged up for shipping and stored in the freezer until a truck came to get them.
- 2 2.1 (in hunting) 2.2 (especially British English) [colloquial] → bagsExample sentences
- The free event is open to hunters bagging white-tailed deer, mule deer, or antelope in Texas during the past year.
- Wealthy Britons pay tens of thousands to bag a lion, elephant or polar bear in trophy hunts that recreate images of a bygone colonial era
- She bagged a deer on her very first shoot, but found it more difficult when asked to go stalking alone.
intransitive verb -gg-
- (trousers)hacer bolsasExample sentences
- The cloak he wore bagged over his body, making his frail stature appear sturdier.
- Her jeans, partially soaked from splashing onto the street, now seemed almost like they were made for her, because as she moved they moved too, not bagging at the knees.
- I feel there is nothing wrong with bagging pants as long as your actual underwear and behind is not showing.
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