- 1 1.1 (for shopping) canasta (feminine) (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) , cesta (feminine) (especially Spain/especialmente España) ; (on hot-air balloon) barquilla (feminine) linen o laundry basket canasto (m) or cesto (m) de la ropa sucia (before noun/delante del nombre) basket chair silla (feminine) de mimbre basket maker cestero, (masculine, feminine) basket making cestería (feminine)More example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (quantity) canasta (feminine) (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) , cesta (feminine) (especially Spain/especialmente España) 1.3 [Finance/Finanzas] basket of currencies canasta (feminine) de divisas (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) , cesta (feminine) de monedas (especially Spain/especialmente España)
- Place dishes in a wire basket or other container and dip them in a sanitizing solution.
- Something else struck me in the picture, and that was that the women going about their shopping all carried baskets or shopping bags, not a plastic carrier in sight.
- Many of these were used for other purposes, such as laundry baskets or to carry alcohol.
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- When partially inflated, the air is heated by a burner and the envelope rises above the basket.
- The heated air that lifts the balloon comes from a hydrocarbon gas burner attached above the basket.
- Explore beautiful Colorado from the basket of a hot air balloon.
- However, the central bank persisted in pegging the baht to a basket of currencies in which the dollar had 80 per cent influence.
- Now it is possible that in the first six months of next year, they move to an exchange rate that is tied to a basket of currencies.
- Consequently, he is advising investors to buy a basket of commodities such as copper, sugar, cotton, corn and crude oil.
- 2 (in basketball) 2.1 (goal) canasta (f), cesto (m) 2.2 (score) canasta (f), enceste (m)More example sentences
- They almost won, even though they only scored 2 real baskets the whole game.
- We went out and scored the first basket in the second half and couldn't continue the pace.
- Many of his title game baskets were scored after setting up deep in the low post.
- 3 (male genitals) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot], paquete (masculine) [colloquial/familiar]
- 4 (bastard) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial, euphemistic/familiar, eufemístico], hijo, (masculine, feminine) de su madre [colloquial, euphemistic/familiar, eufemístico]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The variety of catalán spoken in the Balearic Islands is called mallorquín. Some people regard it as a separate language from Catalan, which enjoys official status, but it is not officially recognized as such.