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American English: /lɪd/
British English: /lɪd/

Translation of lid in Spanish:


  • 1 (of container) put a lid on it, will you! [colloquial]
    ¡cierra el pico! [colloquial]
    to flip one's lid [colloquial]
    (go mad) perder la chaveta [colloquial]
    (become angry) poner el grito en el cielo [colloquial]
    to keep the lid on something
    mantener algo tapado
    to put the (tin) lid on something (British English) [colloquial]
    (be final blow) ser la gota que colma el vaso
    (put a stop to) acabar con algo
    to take o lift o blow the lid off something
    destapar algo
    Example 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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