Translation of cheese in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /tʃiːz/


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  • queso (m) blue cheese queso azul say cheese! [Phot] ¡sonría ( or sonrían etc)! hard cheese mala pata [familiar/colloquial] to cut the cheese (AmE) [slang/argot] tirarse or (Col, Méx) echarse uno [familiar/colloquial] (before n) cheese spread queso (m) cremoso para untar cheese straws palitos (mpl) de queso
    More example sentences
    • In summer it was normal to live on milk, butter, cheese curds and whey, while in autumn a number of cattle were killed, their beef being salted to eat during the winter.
    • To test my theory I've decided to eliminate all food made with cheese, butter or milk from his diet.
    • Another common intolerance is to dairy products, including cow's milk, cheese, yoghurt and cream.

Phrasal verbs

cheese off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (BrE)
[colloquial/familiar] (usu pass) to be cheesed off estar* harto or [familiar/colloquial] hasta la coronilla I'm really cheesed off with them me tienen hasta la coronilla [familiar/colloquial]

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