- 1.1 (of animial, human) leche (feminine) goat's/sheep's milk leche de cabra/oveja it's no use crying over spilt milk a lo hecho pecho the milk of human kindness he is not exactly flowing with the milk of human kindness no es precisamente la encarnación de la bondad humana (before noun/delante del nombre) [production/quotas/bottle] de leche; [product] lácteo milk chocolate chocolate (masculine) con leche milk churn (British English/inglés británico) lechera (feminine) milk cow vaca (feminine) lechera milk jug lechera (f), lechero (m) (Chile) milk (sauce)pan cacerola (f) para la leche, hervidor (m) 1.2 (of coconut) leche (f), agua (f‡) 1.3 (lotion) (British English/inglés británico) leche (f), crema (f)
- 1.1 [cow/herd] ordeñar; [snake] extraer* el veneno deMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (exploit) explotar they milked his talent to the utmost explotaron su talento al máximo, le sacaron todo el jugo posible a su talento [colloquial/familiar] they milk the benefit system for all it's worth sacan todo lo que pueden del sistema de seguridad social he milked his relatives dry exprimió or [colloquial/familiar] les chupó la sangre a sus parientes hasta dejarlos sin un centavo
- Wandering into a shed one evening, he found a couple dozen goats being milked by a mechanism run by a pump.
- He grew up on the couple's farm in Bugthorpe where he loved to help out feeding the animals and milking the cows.
- ‘Cows were milked by hand and milk was separated from cream with a hand-cranked separator,’ she says.
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- He's now milking tarantulas for their venom, and has recently been granted a licence to export that venom.
- People are bitten by exotic snakes while handling or feeding them, cleaning out their cages, milking them of their venoms, or attempting to steal them.
- Chief among those experts is Lyn Abra, who milked funnel-webs for their venom for three decades, first for Sutherland's research and then for commercial antivenin production.
- What have you been doing all of these years, milking him for money?
- Money has clearly been milked out of agencies and into the Olympics without regard to consequences.
- Maybe I should have thought of this before I milked my parents for money.