There are 2 main translations of cheese in Spanish:

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cheese 1

American English: /tʃiz/
British English: /tʃiːz/

noun

uncountable and countable
  • blue cheese say cheese! (Photography)
    ¡sonría ( or sonrían etc)!
    to cut the cheese (American English) [slang]
    tirarse or (Colombia) (Mexico) echarse uno [colloquial]
    (before noun) cheese spread
    queso (masculine) cremoso para untar
    cheese straws
    palitos (masculine plural) de queso
    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.

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cheese 3
American English: /tʃiz/
British English: /tʃiːz/

transitive verb

(British English)

Phrasal verbs

cheese off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
[colloquial] (usually passive) to be cheesed off
estar harto or [colloquial] hasta la coronilla
I'm really cheesed off with them
me tienen hasta la coronilla [colloquial]

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