- 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (for identification, access) tarjeta (feminine)(business card)tarjeta (de visita)(credit card)tarjeta (de crédito) to show sb the yellow/red card (in soccer) mostrarle* la tarjeta amarilla/roja a algn to ask for one's cards (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] renunciar to give sb their cards (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] echar a algn, darle* la patada a algn [colloquial/familiar]Example sentences1.2
(greeting card)tarjeta (feminine) (de felicitaciones) birthday/sympathy card tarjeta de cumpleaños/de pésame 1.3(index card)ficha (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) card catalog/index fichero (masculine) card punch perforadora (feminine) de tarjetas card reader lectora (feminine) de tarjetas perforadas 1.4 (postcard) (tarjeta (feminine)) postal (feminine) 1.5 (for collecting) cromo (masculine), estampa (feminine) (Mexico/México) , lámina (feminine) (Andes) , figurita (feminine) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata)Example sentences1.6 (program) [Sport/Deporte] programa (masculine)
- However, if they do obtain a card, the credit limit will be low.
- It contained cash, cards and other personal items.
- A potter or a carpenter in the remote village may soon be able to avail of bank credit through a plastic card.
- The bailiffs will carry an identification card and their details can be checked at the council's Parking Shop.
- There was also a call for ‘true’ family membership with joint names on the membership card.
- Yet the UEC, as proposed by David Blunkett, is an identity card in all but name.
- Bag Woman won the first race on the card, a claiming event in which she carried a $13,500 tag, to sew up the record.
- The Sydney Turf Club had planned a seven-race card at Canterbury Park Racecourse with the Starlight Stakes the feature race.
- Beulah Park halted its nine-race card after the fifth race due to slippery track conditions.
- 2 uncountable/no numerable (thin cardboard) cartulina (feminine)Example sentences
- The first thing to buy is a large sheet of white thick paper or thin card, which you gently bend into a right angled curve.
- The Sun's image can then be seen on small piece of stiff card covered with some white paper.
- You won't get a good idea of the right fragrance unless you put each one on different cards or pieces of paper.
- 3 3.1 countable/numerable (playing card) carta (feminine), naipe (masculine), baraja (feminine) (Central America/América Central) (Colombia) (Mexico/México) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) (Venezuela) a deck o (British English/inglés británico) pack of cards una baraja, un mazo (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) to play a high/low card jugar* una carta alta/baja to be in o (British English/inglés británico) on the cards it was in o on the cards that something like this would happen se veía venir or era seguro que iba a pasar algo así to lay o put one's cards on the table poner* las cartas boca arriba or sobre la mesa to play one's cards right jugar* bien sus ( or mis etc) cartas chest 1 sleeve 1 3.2(cards plural)to play cards jugar* a las cartas or (Colombia) jugar* cartas to win/lose at cards ganar/perder* a las cartas lucky at cards, unlucky in love afortunado en el juego, desafortunado en amores or en el amorExample sentences
- In America it is known as old sledge or seven up and usually played by two players with the full pack of 52 cards, with the ace being the highest and the two the lowest.
- From a deck of cards, pick out the ace through six of one suit.
- We oohed when he chose the right card from the pack.
- 4 countable/numerable (funny person) [colloquial/familiar] [dated/anticuado] he's a card es muy cómico, es un plato (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar]Example sentences
- "You're a card, Mr. Spangler," said Mr. Wilkinson.
- He's a card, you got that in common.
- She thinks he's a card, and likes him.
- 5 countable/numerable [Computing/Informática] tarjeta (feminine) de expansión