- 1 countable/numerable [Zoology/Zoología] grillo (masculine) to be as chirpy/merry as a cricket [colloquial/familiar] estar* como unas Pascuas or como un cascabelMore example sentences
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- The warm summer air whipped through Chris' open window blowing with it the sounds of crickets chirping.
- The only sound heard was crickets, chirping their nightly tunes hidden somewhere in the darkness.
- She sniffed delicately as her ears moved to the sounds of crickets chirping.
- The second family includes some but by no means all of the insects which bear the name cricket.
- 2 uncountable/no numerable [Sport/Deporte] (game) críquet (masculine) that's not cricket (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] eso no es jugar limpio (before noun/delante del nombre) [ball/match/bat] de críquetMore example sentences
- The village has a good sports field with football and cricket teams.
- So many runs in three days of cricket can't be a good wicket for Test match cricket.
- The lack of patience from their batsmen has often been the bane of Bangladesh's cricket team.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.