Translation of belt in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (Clothing) green/brown belt(in judo, karate) cinturón (masculine) verde/marrón
cinto (masculine) verde/marrón
(Mexico) cinta (feminine) verde/marrón(person) cinturón (masculine or feminine) verde/marrónbelt and braces (British English) he has a belt-and-braces approach
(Mexico) cinta (masculine or feminine) verde/marrónle gusta tomar todas las precauciones (del caso)to have something under one's belttener algo a sus ( or mis etc) espaldaswith a string of hits under his belt
tener algo en su ( or mi etc) habercon una serie de hits a sus espaldas or en su haberto hit below the beltdar un golpe bajothat was a bit below the belt¡ése fue un golpe bajo!to tighten one's beltExample sentences
- His jerkin was decorated by a flamboyant lace frill around the neck, and like Tudor he carried a sword attached to a belt round his waist.
- He wore long black pants and a dark green shirt with a leather belt around his waist.
- He buckled his sword belt around his waist, and then he picked her up.
(for holding tools) cinturón (masculine) para herramientasalso: cartridge beltalso: gun beltcinturón (masculine) (con pistolera)
- They often wear colourful clothing and belts to distinguish which rank they are in the Chiui hierarchy.
- Around 1930 Jigoro Kano created a new belt to recognize the special achievements of high ranking black belts.
- In the Junior Taekwondo, Matthew Archer achieved his blue belt with a fantastic score of 94 per cent.
- 2 2.1 (Mechanics)also: conveyor beltalso: fan beltExample sentences2.2
also: seat beltalso: safety beltto fasten one's beltabrocharse el cinturón
- Unlike machinery used in textile mills, steelmaking machinery had few spinning belts that could pull workers into drive shafts.
- Traditionally these machines have belts and pulleys to change increment speeds, which wouldn't change so often.
- Most of the belts are off the machines, or on idler wheels, so that when the mill is running only the machine being used is operating.
- 4 [colloquial] 4.1 (blow)tortazo (masculine) [colloquial]trancazo (masculine) (Mexico) [colloquial]Example sentences4.2 (drink) (American English)
- I agree, back then, even when I was a kid, it was seen as the norm to discipline children with a smack or a belt with a stick, but yet they didn't grow up to be muggers or binge drinking fighters.
- Out of the clear blue he landed a belt on them and I never felt such pain.
- I quickly put a smile on my face before he gave me a belt.
- [colloquial]darle una paliza ahe belted me on the ear (American English) o (British English) round the earme dio un tortazo or (Mexico) un trancazo [colloquial]Example sentences
- Dean belted the ball downfield and over the Edinburgh line.
- Ricardo ran forward and belted the ball low past David James.
- And it's also safer than having five-year-olds belting tennis balls around the room.
- to belt along/in/offir/entrar/salir zumbando or como un bólido [colloquial]Example sentences
- Should a hammerhead or whitetip come belting along expecting a tasty snack, I was not anxious to be swept away by its enthusiasm.
- The girls belted into the wind as they sped along a country road, security close in tow, in Laurel's graduation present, a jet-black, convertible Viper with all the trimmings.
- ‘Great’ He said belting out the room and I heard him dash down the stairs.
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