Translation of lid in Spanish:
- 1 (of container) put a lid on it, will you! [colloquial]to flip one's lid [colloquial]¡cierra el pico! [colloquial](go mad)(become angry)to keep the lid on somethingto put the (tin) lid on something (British English) [colloquial]mantener algo tapado(be final blow)ser la gota que colma el vaso(put a stop to)to take o lift o blow the lid off somethingacabar con algodestapar algoExample sentences
- The removable lid of the two-chambered container supported the plant and was opaque.
- A ghosting of orange eye shadow covered his lids and the slightest trace of orange lipstick made him look like a punk rocker.
- After covering the containers with a lid, they were placed into a water bath at 40°C.
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