There are 2 translations of nod in Spanish:

nod1

Pronunciation: /nɑːd; nɒd/

n

  • he greeted her with a nod la saludó con la cabeza she gave a nod of agreement asintió con la cabeza he gave a nod and we set off me hizo una señal con la cabeza y nos fuimos a nod and a wink he didn't say I could, but he gave me a nod and a wink no me dijo que sí, pero me lo dio a entender to be passed on the nod (BrE) ser* aprobado sin debate to give sb/sth the nod darle* luz verde a algn/algo a nod is as good as a wink (to a blind man o horse) a buen entendedor pocas palabras (bastan)

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There are 2 translations of nod in Spanish:

nod2

(-dd-)

vt

vi

  • 1.1 (dip head) she smiled at me and I noded to her me sonrió y la saludé con la cabeza they nodded in assent asintieron con la cabeza she nodded to me to sit down me indicó con la cabeza que me sentara the poppies were nodding in the breeze las amapolas se mecían con la brisa [literario/literary] 1.2
    (nodding pres p)
    we're on nodding terms nos conocemos de vista, nos saludamos, pero nada más I have only a nodding acquaintance with Chaucer's work solo tengo un conocimiento superficial de la obra de Chaucer
    1.3 (drowse) dar* cabezadas, cabecear

Phrasal verbs

nod off

v + adv
[colloquial/familiar] dormirse*, quedarse dormido I must have nodded off me debo (de) haber (quedado) dormido he kept nodding off throughout the film pasó cabeceando toda la película

nod through

v + adv + o, v + o + adv
[colloquial/familiar] ser* aprobado sin debate or discusión, ser* aprobado sin (someterse a) votación

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