There are 2 translations of beef in Spanish:

beef1

Pronunciation: /biːf/

n

  • 2 [Agr] 2.1 u (beef cattle) ganado (m) vacuno/bovino 2.2 c
    (pl beeves /biːvz/)
    (animal) (AmE) cabeza (f) 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 u (strength) [colloquial/familiar] garra (f) to put some beef into sth darle* duro a algo [familiar/colloquial]
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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 c
    (pl beefs)
    (complaint) [colloquial/familiar] queja (f) 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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There are 2 translations of beef in Spanish:

beef2

vi

  • [colloquial/familiar] to beef (about sth) refunfuñar (por algo) [familiar/colloquial]
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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

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[colloquial/familiar] [engine] reforzar*; [team/organization] robustecer*, fortalecer*

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peronismo is a political movement, known officially as justicialismo, named for the populist politician Colonel Juan Domingo Perón, elected President of Argentina in 1946. An admirer of Italian fascism, Perón claimed always to be a champion of the workers and the poor, the descamisados (shirtless ones), to whom his first wife Eva Duarte (`Evita') became a kind of icon, especially after her death in 1952. Although he instituted some social reforms, Perón's regime proved increasingly repressive and he was ousted by the army in 1955. He returned from exile to become president in 1973, but died in office a year later. The Partido Justicialista has governed Argentina almost continuously since 1989, under Presidents Carlos Menem, Néstor Kirchner, and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Néstor Kirchner's widow, who was re-elected President in 2011.