Translation of frog in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /frɔːg; frɒg/


  • 1 [Zool] rana (f) frogs' legs ancas (fpl) de rana (to have) a frog in the o one's throat tener* carraspera
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    • Around 5,000 amphibian species, including frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders are thought to exist today.
    • Some amphibians we know today include frogs, toads, newts and salamanders.
    • A similar story can be told for several other species of toads, frogs, salamanders, alligators, and turtles around the world.
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    • ‘The horse scraped the frog of his left hoof in the backstretch and lost his drive,’ Nakatani said.
    • The ground surface of the foot, that is the sole, bars and frog, are not touched.
    • ‘She has flat feet and her frogs have gotten beat up in the past, but her feet have been good lately,’ Hills said.
  • 2
    (frog fastening)
    [Clothing] alamar (m)
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    • I wasn't exotic and I never thought about wearing a little black linen pants and a shirt that closed with frogs instead of buttons.
    • The costume was a very nice military top, green material with a frog or braid across the front, black wool tights with a red decoration on the side, and nice character shoes.
    • I know the braided loop on a traditional Asian costume is a frog.
  • 3 [Equ] ranilla (f)
  • 4 (French person) [sl & pej] franchute (mf) [fam, a veces ofensivo], gabacho, -cha (m,f) (Chi, Esp) [fam & ofensivo]
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    • Can the Boks lift themselves to beat the French or will the Frogs with their typical flair pull a fast one on us?
    • Let him give the people of Britain a crack at the enemy for whom our visceral antipathy has never abated - the snail-guzzling, effete, gesticulating, garlic-exhaling Frogs.
    • The British media are now too busy bashing the Frogs.

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