There are 2 translations of fish in Spanish:

fish1

Pronunciation: /fɪʃ/

n (pl fish or, fishes)

  • 1.1 c [Zool] pez (m) like a fish out of water (in unusual situation) como gallina en corral ajeno [familiar/colloquial], como sapo de otro pozo (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] there are plenty more fish in the sea hay mucho más donde elegir to be a big fish in a little pond ser* un pez gordo (en un lugar pequeño) to be a little fish in a big pond (BrE) ser* uno de tantos to cry stinking fish (BrE) echar tierra a or sobre algo to drink like a fish beber como un cosaco [familiar/colloquial], chupar como una esponja [familiar/colloquial] to have other fish to fry tener* cosas mejores or más importantes que hacer to swim like a fish nadar como un pez (before n) fish market mercado (m) de pescado fish pond estanque (m) fish tank (in home) pecera (f) (rectangular) (in aquarium) acuario (m) 1.2 u [Culin] pescado (m) white/smoked fish pescado (m) blanco/ahumado wet fish (BrE) pescado (m) fresco fish and chips (esp BrE) pescado (m) frito con papas or (Esp) patatas fritas neither fish, flesh, nor fowl ni chicha ni limonada or limoná [familiar/colloquial] (before n) [soup/knife/course] de pescado fish kettle besuguera (f), cacerola (f) (de forma alargada para cocer el pescado entero) 1.3 (person) [colloquial/familiar] he's a queer o odd fish es un tipo raro he's rather a cold fish es un tipo seco that poor fish (AmE) aquel pobre infeliz

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of fish in Spanish:

fish2

vi

  • 1.1 pescar* to go fishing ir* de pesca, ir* a pescar to fish for sth pescar* algo 1.2 (try to obtain) to fish for sth [for compliments/information] andar* a la caza de algo 1.3 (search) rebuscar* to fish (around) in one's pockets/bag rebuscar* en los bolsillos/la bolsa

vt

  • 1.1 [cod/mackerel] pescar* this river is good for fishing salmon este es un buen río para la pesca del salmón 1.2 [river/lake] pescar* en

Phrasal verbs

fish out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
sacar* to fish sth out of sth sacar* algo de algo she fished a mirror out of the drawer sacó un espejo del cajón

fish up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
I wonder where she fished it up ¡de dónde lo habrá sacado!

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.