Translation of grass in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 uncountable (as pasture)(lawn)please keep off the grass to cut the grassto play on grass (Sport)cortar el césped or la hierba or (in Latin America also) el pasto or (Central America) (Venezuela) la gramato allow the grass to grow under one's feet (usually negative)jugar sobre hierba or (in Latin America also) sobre césped or pastothey kicked the problem/issue into the long grassquedarse dormidoto put o turn somebody out to grass (British English) [humorous]le dieron el carpetazo al problema/asuntothe grass is always greener on the other sidejubilar a alguiengrass cuttingsnadie está contento con su suertegrass seedrecortes (masculine plural) de césped or (Latin America) pasto (masculine) or (Central America) (Venezuela) grama (feminine)semilla (feminine) de gramíneasExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 countable or uncountable (Botany)
- Some ducks, such as mallard and pintail, will nest in grass and lush ground cover up to a kilometre or more away from the water body.
- Include some bare ground rather than all grass, ground cover, or mulch.
- What a lovely, fast, practically empty stretch of motorway that is - so new the embankments to either side aren't yet covered by grass.
Example sentences1.3 uncountable (dried)
- He runs a herd of 70 Friesian-Holstein dairy cattle on his 200-acre farm where all but 50 acres of the land is in grass.
- Most of the land is under grass at the moment and carries a flock of 265 ewes and a small Aberdeen Angus herd, as well as commercial cattle for fattening.
- The land is all in grass and there is part of an old farmhouse and outoffices on it, as well as good road frontage.
(before noun) (hut/skirt)de pajaExample sentences
- The plants sprouting now include grasses, clovers, dandelions, several types of thistle, mustards, and small composites.
- In the Midwest, that might mean planting prairie grasses and flowers along with - or even instead of - an English garden.
- The extinct mammoths ate mainly grasses, sedges, and other riparian plants, salt bush, prickly pear, and even some needles of blue spruce.
- The ground was mostly barren with just short grass, where no vegetation dared to grow.
- There are all sorts of ways to get grass or crops to grow.
- But it was not too hard to do this at this time of year when wild grass grew abundantly in the fields.
- 2 uncountable (marijuana) [slang]Example sentences
- I would like to start with my personal experience with grass and Cannabis.
- The shanty bands sing about cocaine, grass, booze, sex and football fandom.
- When I go to Switzerland or Holland I can buy grass from coffee shops.
- He then asked who the drug dealer was and when he found out he said, 'I wouldn't do it for him anyway because he's a grass and his supplier's a grass."
- It's based on an old tramp, he is a total down and out drunk, he's a grass and soon finds out that his life is going to end in a fire.
- to grass
onsomebodydelatar a alguienExample sentences
- To find out who grassed on him read the rest of the review.
- It might sound harsh to some, but police say grassing on a drinker-driver could save lives.
- Somebody must be proud of having grassed on her.
- (turf, plant with grass)a grassed areaplantar césped enuna extensión de céspedExample sentences
- So most of the rubble was quickly shifted before the area was grassed over and turned into a small park near the water's edge.
- She suggested that the Castle car park be grassed over and the foundations of the Victorian prison walls beneath exposed, as had been done with the remains of St Mary's Abbey.
- It is set in pleasant parkland with good tree cover and grassed areas running along the riverbank.
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