There are 2 translations of beef in Spanish:

beef1

Pronunciation: /biːf/

n

  • 2 [Agriculture/Agricultura] 2.1 uncountable/no numerable (beef cattle) ganado (masculine) vacuno/bovino 2.2 countable/numerable
    (plural beeves /biːvz/)
    (animal) (American English/inglés norteamericano) cabeza (feminine) de ganado vacuno/bovino
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    • ‘Get in those saddles and let's get these beeves movin’!’
    • Forage beef thus encompasses at least half of the potential market.
    • We have a neighbor who raises grass fed beef and pastured poultry.
  • 3 uncountable/no numerable (strength) [colloquial/familiar] garra (feminine) to put some beef into sth darle* duro a algo [colloquial/familiar]
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    • We definitely need more beef up front.
    • The tank size is OK, but you need more beef.
    • Yes, I know their defense looked good most of the season and Simon was good addition, I just feel they still need more beef up the middle and Wright is, I think, an active playmaker who can stuff the run.
  • 4 countable/numerable
    (plural beefs)
    (complaint) [colloquial/familiar] queja (feminine) so what's your beef? ¿qué motivo de queja or qué problema tienes?
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    • It may well be the sound of the suburbs, drawing on a cacophony of influences born out of a misspent youth, but to paraphrase that great 80s catchphrase, where's the beef?
    • Elgin Dairy Foods, Chicago, beefs up its Research and Development team to support the company's line of 140 formulations and to support the imminent introduction of seven new products in the next year.
    • But the service territories would not overlap, and since they're mainly looking toward bundled services where's the beef.
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    • Here's another one of my beefs with judges - and this is the complaint that lawyers oftentimes get - that we file frivolous lawsuits.
    • I do not want beefs and gripes - I need genuine areas of difficulty which are causing work life imbalance.
    • They began taking their beefs to the media.
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    • After checking police reports and court documents, the website said that if anything, he may have spent a day or so in jail for a drunk driving beef.
    • He was framed for political reasons during the last election and was sent up for a 21 years on a homicide beef.
    • He had busted him on a robbery beef involving a cellular phone.

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vt
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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 2 translations of beef in Spanish:

beef2

vi

  • [colloquial/familiar] to beef (about sth) refunfuñar (por algo) [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Because of that he still felt like beefing about something
    • As I tell my students when they beef about my tests: Life isn't multiple choice, True-False or an Essay question; more often than not it's short answer--and your grade is based on your understanding of the context of the question.
    • They beef about record-level deficits.

Phrasal verbs

beef up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[colloquial/familiar] [engine] reforzar*; [team/organization] robustecer*, fortalecer*

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Word of the day amnistiar
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Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.