There are 2 translations of brick in Spanish:

brick1

Pronunciation: /brɪk/

n

  • 1 1.1 [Building/Construcción] ladrillo (masculine) made of brick (hecho) de ladrillo to put one's money into bricks and mortar (British English/inglés británico) invertir* en inmuebles to drop a brick (British English/inglés británico) meter* la pata [colloquial/familiar] you can't make bricks without straw no se puede trabajar sin materia prima (before noun/delante del nombre) a brick wall/house una pared/una casa de ladrillo
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    • Mud and wattle or sun-dried bricks are used in house building in rural areas; well-off families may use concrete blocks.
    • In Guinea, most new small buildings are made of badly fired bricks, and have corrugated metal roofs.
    • Cracked mortar between bricks should also be repointed by carefully removing and replacing any unsound mortar.
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    • Woodlawn is brick, a building material rarely used in early nineteenth-century Maine where lumber was so plentiful.
    • Wall materials such as stucco, cement, brick, plaster, stone, and block are most resistant to high temperatures.
    • The primary building material was large adobe brick, and huge pyramids towered above the city.
    1.2 (toy) cubo (masculine)
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    • We hadn't come 5,000 miles to a land of forests to spend our time pining for theme parks made out of little plastic bricks.
    • They're designed to fit together in a stack, just like the famous Danish plastic bricks.
    • Thanks to his wooden toy bricks, he had mastered ‘the laws of practical stability in towers and arches’.
    1.3 (of ice cream) (British English/inglés británico) barra (feminine)
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    • Get a brick of white, scent-free glycerin soap from the craft store.
    • Think of a beautiful counter with nothing to chop on it, except a brick of ice.
    • She remembered selling him a brick of hash out of the broken down toilet stall.
  • 2 (reliable person) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial, dated/familiar, anticuado], persona (feminine) de confianza
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    • She really is a brick.
    • He's a brick, a chip off the old block, a good 'un.
    • Large, jolly and boisterous, Carol is regarded as something of a brick, and there are sound reasons for the affection she commands.

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There are 2 translations of brick in Spanish:

brick2

vt

  • (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], lanzar* ladrillos contra or a

Phrasal verbs

brick in

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento

brick up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento

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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.