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ink

Pronunciation: /ɪŋk/

Translation of ink in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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  • 1.1 (for writing) tinta (feminine) please write in ink se ruega escribir con tinta (before noun/delante del nombre) ink bottle/eraser frasco (masculine)/goma (feminine) de tinta a pen and ink sketch un bosquejo a pluma y a tinta
    Example sentences
    • It involves showing people words printed in different coloured inks, and asking them to say what the colour of the ink was.
    • A number of the works on exhibit are drawings or collages done on paper in bright colored inks or pastels, which are framed in the conventional manner.
    • Personalised letters, coloured inks, free pens, promises of free gifts, and even gold or silver envelopes are now routinely used by the commercial sector to attract the attention of potential customers.
    1.2 [Zoology/Zoología] tinta (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) ink sac bolsa (feminine) de tinta
    Example sentences
    • Sachets of deliciously black squid ink are available in fishmongers or delis such as Valvona & Crolla.
    • The risotto ‘Nero and Oro’ with the black squid's ink risotto with the gold leaf topping deserves a photo before you eat.
    • In a bowl, combine flour, milk and squid ink and mix well.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

Phrasal verbs

ink in

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
repasar con tinta

ink out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[text/word] borrar or tachar con tinta 1.1 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], echar una firmita en [colloquial/familiar]

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