There are 2 translations of heap in Spanish:

heap1

Pronunciation: /hiːp/

n

  • 1 1.1 (pile) montón (m), pila (f) to fall o collapse/lie in a heap caer*/yacer* desplomado at the bottom of the heap (worst) de pésima calidad (last) al final de la lista
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    • Everything from framed pictures to cricket memorabilia were laid out in heaps on the floor, as they were photographed as part of an official record.
    • Wet, bloody feathers lay in heaps on the floor. ‘They go in dressed, and come out undressed,’ jokes the factory manager.
    • Or, if you are planning on a Christmas theme, your Christmas wedding favors may be in the form of crackers, piled in heaps around the tables for guests to collect.
    1.2 (car) [colloquial/familiar] cacharro (m) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • I could list off a whole heap of things that are sitting in my room that I couldn't stand to see get broken, wrecked, destroyed or misplaced.
    • He gives you some great gig in which you make a whole heap of money, and you're just on top of the world and on every magazine cover, but your personal life is miserable.
    • As it was, I bought a few things for myself, and a whole heap of Christmas presents (two of which got broken on the way back, sadly).
  • 2 [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (a lot) heaps o (AmE also) a heap of sth montones or un montón de algo [familiar/colloquial], pilas de algo (AmS) [familiar/colloquial] 2.2 (as intensifier) it's heaps o (AmE) a heap better/bigger es muchísimo mejor/más grande or [familiar/colloquial] requetemejor/requetemás grande

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of heap in Spanish:

heap2

vt

  • 1.1 (make pile) amontonar
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    • Piles of wood were heaped up at crossroads and street corners.
    • When building homes, dusky-footed wood rats heap sticks into protective piles that may reach several feet in height and width.
    • The amount of garbage the city generates is staggering - piles and piles of rubbish are heaped on the sidewalks by the end of the day.
    1.2 (supply liberally) she heaped food onto his plate oheaped his plate with food le llenó el plato de comida awards and recognition were heaped upon her recibió multitud de galardones to heap praise on sb colmar a algn de alabanzas to heap blame on sb echarle todas las culpas a algn 1.3
    (heaping pres p)
    (AmE) [Culin] colmado
    1.4
    (heaped past p)
    (BrE) [Culin] colmado
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    • Lance gulped down the remainder of his wine, and looked from her to her still heaping plate.
    • She watched as he added a heaping spoonful to his second slice.
    • He may be palatable in small slices, but in heaping helpings, he's enough to put you off your pudding for good.

Phrasal verbs

heap up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (amass) [wealth/riches] acumular, amasar you're only heaping up problems for yourself lo que estás haciendo es buscarte un montón de problemas 1.2 (make into pile) amontonar, apilar

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Word of the day precioso
adj
beautiful …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.