- 1.1 (strike lightly) the cow flicked its side with its tail la vaca se dio un coletazo she flicked him across the face with her towel le dio con la toalla en la cara she flicked the light on/off le dio al interruptor he flicked over the pages pasó las páginas (rápidamente) to flick a duster round a room [colloquial/familiar] pasarles un trapo por encima a los muebles to flick one's fingers chasquear los dedos 1.2 (remove) he flicked the ash off his lapel se sacudió la ceniza de la solapa to flick the hair out of one's eyes apartarse or quitarse el pelo de los ojos the bull flicked the flies away with its tail el toro espantaba las moscas con el rabo she flicked a piece of bread at me me tiró or lanzó un trocito de panMore example sentences
- Shaking fingers flicked ashes off the end of a cigarette that had yet to touch his lips.
- Players use their fingers to flick their players and the miniature ball simultaneously to move around the pitch.
- She dipped her fingers in the glass flicking the liquid on Sally's face.
- the lizard's tongue flicked in and out el lagarto sacaba y metía la lengua she flicked idly at the crumbs jugueteaba con las migas de panMore example sentences
- For non-horse people this is a long, thin whip with a tassel on the end which is meant to be flicked at the horse just behind the leg.
- Now they had grouped together against the steep slopes of a lava ridge, tails flicking, necks craning, heads turning.
- It would be fine, except that her pony tail keeps flicking in my face, and there's nowhere else for me to move.
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.
- 1 (of tail) coletazo (m); (of wrist) giro (m) a flick of the reins and the cart moved off un tironcito or una sacudida a las riendas y el carro echó a andar the horse moved off with a flick of its tail el caballo echó a andar sacudiendo la cola or dando un coletazo she gave the furniture a quick flick with a duster les dio una pasada rápida a los muebles con el trapo at the flick of a switch con solo tocar or apretar un botónMore example sentences
- The cop showed him the quarter in his left hand and then with a couple of quick flicks of the wrist, the quarter disappeared.
- The paperboy rode by on a bike, flinging his papers with a quick flick of his wrist and amazing accuracy.
- He bent down next to the safe bolted to the floor and - with a few quick flicks of his wrist on the combination knob - he opened it.
- 2 [colloquial, dated/familiar, anticuado](flicks plural)2.1the flicks el cine 2.2 (film) película (feminine)More example sentences
- With only a few different takes, this is still a classic film noir private eye flick.
- The society will screen alternative and classic films every fortnight at the Star Court Theatre including classic French, B grade horror, Hong Kong action and film noir flicks.
- I went through all the requisite phases - making gross-out gore films, gothic cemetery-based flicks and even dabbled in animation.