Translation of milk in Spanish:
- 1.1 (of animal, 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 churn (British English/inglés británico) lechera (feminine) milk cow vaca (feminine) lechera milk jug lechera (feminine), lechero (masculine) (Chile) milk (sauce)pan cacerola (feminine) para la leche, ≈ hervidor (masculine) 1.2 (of coconut) leche (feminine), agua (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) 1.3 (lotion) (British English/inglés británico) leche (feminine), crema (feminine)
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 [cow/herd] ordeñar; [snake] extraer* el veneno de 1.2 (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
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