Translation of grass in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (as pasture) pasto (masculine), zacate (masculine) (Mexico/México) ; (lawn) césped (masculine), hierba (feminine), pasto (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) , grama (feminine) (Central America/América Central) (Venezuela) please keep off the grass prohibido pisar el césped to cut the grass cortar el césped or la hierba or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) el pasto or (Central America/América Central) (Venezuela) la grama to play on grass [Sport/Deporte] jugar* sobre hierba or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) sobre césped or pasto to allow the grass to grow under one's feet (usually negative/generalmente negativo) quedarse dormido they kicked the problem/issue into the long grass le dieron el carpetazo al problema/asunto to put o turn sb out to grass (British English/inglés británico) [humorous/humorístico] jubilar a algn the grass is always greener on the other side nadie está contento con su suerte grass cuttings recortes (masculine plural) de césped or (Latin America/América Latina) pasto (masculine) or (Central America/América Central) (Venezuela) grama (feminine) grass seed semilla (feminine) de gramíneasExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 c and u [Botany/Botánica] hierba (feminine)
- 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/no numerable (dried) paja (feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [hut/skirt] de paja
- 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.
- 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/no numerable (marijuana) [slang/argot] maría (feminine) [slang/argot], hierba (feminine) [slang/argot], monte (masculine) (Central America/América Central) (Colombia) (Venezuela) [slang/argot], mota (feminine) (Mexico/México) [slang/argot]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.
- 3 countable/numerable (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], (informer) soplón, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar], madrina (feminine) (Mexico/México) [slang/argot]
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
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