Translation of fat in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (obese)(person/animal/stomach)to get/grow fat to grow fat on something
gordoenriquecerse con algoit ain't (all) over till the fat lady singsel partido no se acaba hasta el silbato finalExample sentences
- The link between the daily traffic jams outside schools and the bored, fat teenagers in the people carriers seemed to escape the members of the obesity taskforce.
- I ate 20 nuggets and a chicken sandwich meal and Rob kept on throwing things at me and calling me a fat pig.
- She was sitting between a fat man who wheezed a lot and a woman who definitely overdid the perfume.
(British English)1.3 (fattened)
- While fat cow and bull prices are still weak, feeder cattle prices are strong.
- The market re-opened for the sale of fat cattle and sheep.
- The limit of his agrarian radicalism was a demand, conceded by the British, for the removal of differential between Irish fat cattle and animals fattened in Britain.
que tiene mucha grasa(cattle/pigs)1.4 (thick) a fat wad of dollar bills
de engordeun grueso fajo de dólaresExample sentences
- Eventually he would come up, sit down, then carefully roll himself a fat, untidy cigarette, spilling some tobacco in the process.
- Yet the questions remain: Are clean lungs and a fatter wallet worth my sanity?
- In order to attend you need not just a fat wallet but the right connections.
- 2 2.1 (lucrative) the fat yearslos años de las vacas gordasExample sentences
Example sentences2.2 (large)
- He is not the first person to be sacked for missing targets and to walk out with a fat cheque, but what the bankers really disliked was the cut of his jib.
- For the rest, entering the entertainment world means having a colourful lifestyle, fat monetary rewards and an enviable social status.
- While they are buying well-known brand names and waiting for prestige and fat profits to result, they tend to forget the major difference between home and abroad.
(salary)a fat check
- There is a similarly fat chance of us accepting the other unquestioned assumptions underpinning misanthropic doom-mongering about health.
- I gave up - there wasn't a fat lot of difference anyway.
- Maybe the cause is so great or maybe the suffering is so intolerable that the ends justify any means - fat chance, but maybe.
muy altoun cheque por mucho dinerothey made a fat profitsacaron pingües ganancias2.3 (very little) [colloquial] [ironic]a fat chance you've got of winning!
hicieron mucho dinero¡muchas posibilidades tienes tú de ganar! [ironic]a fat lot of good that'll do!¡para lo que va a servir!a fat lot you know about it!¡no tienes la más mínima idea!
- 1 uncountable or countable animal/vegetable fatgrasa animal/vegetalthis cheese contains 30% fateste queso contiene un 30% de materia grasaa fat free dietuna dieta sin grasasthe fat is in the firese va a armar la gorda [colloquial]to chew the fat [colloquial]
la cosa está que arde [colloquial]cotorrear [colloquial]to live off the fat of the land [pejorative]
estar de palique (Spain) [colloquial]vivir de (las) rentas
- 2 uncountable (on person) to run to fatExample sentences
- The changes are expected to enable the method to provide accurate readings that are unaffected by skin color or body fat.
- Not much hair, we don't hibernate, and only in the age of super-sizing have we learned to put on a truly impressive layer of body fat.
- This outer layer of body fat provides insulation from low temperatures.
- People who carry more weight around their waistlines are at greater health risks than individuals who carry their excess fat in the hips and thighs.
- He was six foot one, and he never went to fat the way a lot of other policemen did.
- These supplements should be mainstays for any guy looking to add bulk while keeping off fat.
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