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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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.