There are 2 translations of nick in Spanish:

nick1

Pronunciation: /nɪk/

n

  • 1 (notch — in wood) muesca (f), hendidura (f); (— in blade) mella (f) did you cut yourself? — it's just a little nick ¿te cortaste? — es solo un rasguño in the nick of time justo a tiempo
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    • Like the old rifles, the rear sight bears a tiny nick of a sighting notch.
    • There are few film defects such as nicks or blemishes to be seen.
    • The picture suffers from numerous source defects, including many nicks and scratches, a generally dirty appearance, and discolored film elements.
  • 2 (condition) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] to be in good/bad nick estar* en buen/mal estado

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There are 2 translations of nick in Spanish:

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vt

  • 1 (notch) hacer* una muesca en I nicked myself shaving me corté al afeitarme
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    • Does that mean that Gillette will have to start making blunter razor blades so they will not be culpable if we nick ourselves shaving?
    • And that was ok too, because, who didn't, every once in a while, nick themselves shaving?
    • The fake bills might even be nicked or slightly torn.
  • 2 (steal) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], afanar [argot/slang], volar* (Méx, Ven) [familiar/colloquial], robar to nick sth from sb afanarle [argot/slang] or (Méx, Ven) [familiar/colloquial] volarle* algo a algn
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    • We first see the hero, Jamie, as a violent 18-year-old Gravesend thug who, having nicked a car, runs off with 15-year-old Lynsey.
    • Rather than nicking your car stereo, the thief of 2020 will be after your whole digital persona.
    • A top Navy Officer was hauled before a court martial yesterday after a laptop packed with military secrets was nicked from his car.
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    • They nicked me for eight grand for a fourteen-month course.
    • They nicked me for about $10 when they cashed my check two days before the due date and didn't post it till two days after.
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    • Surely the notoriously humourless Singapore police would nick us all, cane us publicly - our bare, welted bottoms would be splattered all over the Sun…
    • So clearly, even under the grotesquely inadequate laws of 2003, the police do not seem to have been significantly impeded in their ability to spot-check ID and nick people.
    • I would have nicked him too but there was no room in the police car.
  • 3 (catch, arrest) (BrE) [slang/argot] they got nicked los agarraron [familiar/colloquial] or (AmS) [argot/slang] se los llevaron en cana or (Esp) [argot/slang] los trincaron or (Méx) [argot/slang] los apañaron

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Word of the day mandíbula
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jaw …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.