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gut

Pronunciation: /gʌt/

Translation of gut in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (intestine) intestino (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Different strains infect different tissues and organs - lungs, guts, kidneys, livers, brains or reproductive systems.
    • A stoma is an artificial opening to or from the intestine (which is also known as the gut or bowel) on the abdominal wall usually created by a surgeon.
    • In some the problem has a behavioural basis, whereas in others there may be subtle neuromuscular abnormalities of the gut.
    1.2 countable/numerable (belly) [colloquial/familiar] barriga (feminine) [colloquial/familiar], panza (feminine) [colloquial/familiar], tripa (feminine) [colloquial/familiar], busarda (feminine) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar], guata (feminine) (Chile) (Peru/Perú) [colloquial/familiar] beer gut barriga de bebedor, panza de pulquero (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] to bust a gut (laugh a lot) (American English/inglés norteamericano) desternillarse or troncharse or (Mexico/México) doblarse de risa (make great effort) (British English/inglés británico) herniarse [colloquial/familiar], echar los bofes [colloquial/familiar] (before noun/delante del nombre) [reaction] instintivo it's just a gut feeling es algo visceral or instintivo
    Example sentences
    • If the President lined up every world leader in a line and systematically punched each of them in the gut in the name of unilateral diplomacy, would you still vote for him?
    • All of this has got to cause a churning in his gut.
    • Sims' basslines were jabs to the gut - physical in the extreme.
    Example sentences
    • I don't frankly like to base myself on instincts or gut feelings about this.
    • We commonly think of the intuition as a strong feeling, instinct, or gut reaction.
    • But you should develop the capacity to reflect on gut feelings rather than acting on them impulsively.
    Example sentences
    • We needed lots of guts, determination and character to win the game - and we need to do that for the rest of the season.
    • He is proof that there are many young people with principles, guts and determination and it's time we started respecting them for it.
    • Yarnbury moved out of the bottom three as sheer guts, determination and spirit saw them through.
    1.3 uncountable/no numerable (material) tripa (feminine) see also guts
    Example sentences
    • They look like the inner guts of extraterrestrial watches.
    • There are ten cables spilling out of a socket in the kitchen, white tubes that remind me of the guts of the robot in the Alien movie.
    • Somebody is selling a music player whose guts have been swapped with the innards of what looks like a $2 miniature toy electric guitar.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-tt-)

  • 1.1 [Cookery/Cocina] [fish] limpiar, vaciar*; [chicken/rabbit] limpiar, destripar 1.2 (destroy inside of) destruir* el interior de fire gutted the building el fuego destruyó el interior del edificio the builders gutted the whole building los constructores dejaron solo el esqueleto del edificio 1.3 (scour for quotations) [text/book/article] entresacar* citas de

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