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blue

Pronunciation: /bluː/

Translation of blue in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (bluer, bluest)

  • 1 [dress/sea/sky] azul blue with cold amoratado de frío she went blue in the face se le amorató la cara
  • 3 (unhappy) (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) triste, deprimido
  • 4 [Politics/Política] (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], conservador

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (color) azul (masculine) dark/light blue azul oscuro/claro out of the blue she phoned/the letter arrived quite out of the blue llamó/la carta llegó cuando menos se ( or me etc) lo esperaba to vanish o disappear into the blue esfumarse she/it vanished o disappeared into the blue se esfumó, se la/lo tragó la tierra
  • 2 countable/numerable (British English/inglés británico) [ deportista representante de Oxford o Cambridge ]

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], despilfarrar, pulirse (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar], patinarse (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar], hacer* sonar (Chile) [colloquial/familiar]

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