There are 2 translations of fish in Spanish:

fish1

Pronunciation: /fɪʃ/

n (plural fish or, fishes)

  • 1.1 countable/numerable [Zoology/Zoología] pez (masculine) like a fish out of water (in unusual situation) como gallina en corral ajeno [colloquial/familiar], como sapo de otro pozo (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar] 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 (British English/inglés británico) ser* uno de tantos to cry stinking fish (British English/inglés británico) echar tierra a or sobre algo to drink like a fish beber como un cosaco [colloquial/familiar], chupar como una esponja [colloquial/familiar] to have other fish to fry tener* cosas mejores or más importantes que hacer to swim like a fish nadar como un pez (before noun/delante del nombre) fish market mercado (masculine) de pescado fish pond estanque (masculine) fish tank (in home) pecera (f) (rectangular) (in aquarium) acuario (m)
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    • Comparable studies of fishes and other aquatic vertebrates are scarce, despite a wealth of neontological data.
    • Snakes employ shivering thermogenesis, which acts to warm their eggs, amphipods actively ventilate the brood pouch, and fishes fan to increase water circulation.
    • It seems that they don't know that the first vertebrates were fish.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable [Cookery/Cocina] pescado (masculine) white/smoked fish pescado (masculine) blanco/ahumado wet fish (British English/inglés británico) pescado (masculine) fresco fish and chips (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) pescado (masculine) frito con papas or (Spain/España) patatas fritas neither fish, flesh, nor fowl ni chicha ni limonada or limoná [colloquial/familiar] (before noun/delante del nombre) [soup/knife/course] de pescado fish kettle besuguera (f), cacerola (f) (de forma alargada para cocer el pescado entero)
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    • If drinking was to continue after the cooked food had been exhausted, dried meat and fish were served.
    • You are, however, allowed to eat as much red meat, poultry, fish and fatty foods, like heavy cream, as you want.
    • For a true taste of Croatian Adriatic cuisine seek out the tiny tavernas where you can eat superb local fish and sea food.
    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 (American English/inglés norteamericano) aquel pobre infeliz
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    • Their attempt to soften the electorate's impression of her as a scientific cold fish is one of the few amusing spectacles in a grim political landscape.
    • Perhaps every writer of fiction suspects himself or herself to be a cold fish at heart, a mere spectator of other people's joys and passions.
    • She has a tendency to use quite clinical language - which masks deep emotions, but can make her look a bit of a cold fish on the page.

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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
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    • Every one was helpful and eager to practice their English, proud of their country, if not their politicians, always fishing for compliments.
    • Joss, meanwhile, is just blatantly fishing for compliments.
    • The first time I got naked with this guy I was dating, I went fishing for compliments and made a comment about a totally insignificant part of my body.
    1.3 (search) rebuscar* to fish (around) in one's pockets/bag rebuscar* en los bolsillos/la bolsa
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    • In response, I fished for my tiny silver cell phone and flipped it open.
    • Then he reached into his back pocket and pulled out his wallet, fishing a business card out of it.
    • He pulled on his jacket and fished the keys out of his pocket.

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
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    • A friend of mine who fishes a very easy water has in the past few weeks landed 98 carp.
    • Jack fished some fast water just upstream of Redscar wood known as Duck Island.
    • Now, the final nail in the coffin, drastic cuts in the number of days our few remaining fishermen are allowed to fish our own waters.
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    • There is no benefit from hanging an entire shrimp off a hook when fishing for coastal panfish.
    • Fish of this size have been caught by anglers targeting the chub and also by anglers fishing for the sea trout.
    • He and his girlfriend, Carolina, had gone fishing for the summer, and had turned their cellphone off.

Phrasal verbs

fish out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
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

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
I wonder where she fished it up ¡de dónde lo habrá sacado!

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