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American English: /ɡræs/
British English: /ɡrɑːs/

Translation of grass in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 uncountable please keep off the grass to cut the grass
    cortar el césped or la hierba
    cortar el pasto (Latin America)
    cortar la grama (Central America) (Venezuela)
    to play on grass (Sport)
    jugar sobre hierba
    jugar sobre césped or pasto (Latin America)
    to allow the grass to grow under one's feet (usually negative)
    quedarse dormido
    they kicked the problem/issue into the long grass
    le dieron el carpetazo al problema/asunto
    to put or turn somebody out to grass (British) [humorous]
    jubilar a alguien
    the grass is always greener on the other side
    nadie está contento con su suerte
    grass cuttings
    recortes (masculine plural) de césped
    recortes (masculine plural) de pasto (masculine) (Latin America)
    recortes (masculine plural) de grama (feminine) (Central America) (Venezuela)
    grass seed
    semilla (feminine) de gramíneas
    Example sentences
    • 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 sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 countable and uncountable (Botany)
    Example 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.
    1.3 uncountable (dried)
    (before noun) (hut/skirt)
    de paja
    Example sentences
    • 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]
    monte (masculine) (Central America) (Colombia) (Venezuela) [slang]
    mota (feminine) (Mexico) [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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.

intransitive verb

  • (British) [colloquial]
    soplar [colloquial]
    chivarse (Spain) [colloquial]
    to grass on somebody
    delatar a alguien
    Example 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.

transitive verb

  • (turf, plant with grass)
    plantar césped en
    a grassed area
    una extensión de césped
    Example 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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