- 1 [Agric] [Botany/Botánica] [Cookery/Cocina] fruto (masculine) seco [ (nuez, almendra, avellana etc) ] a hard o tough nut (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] un tipo duro [colloquial/familiar] a hard o tough nut to crack un hueso duro de roer, un problema difícil de resolver (before noun/delante del nombre) [cutlet/loaf] de frutos secosMore example sentences
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- Rural people are allowed to collect medicinal herbs, mushroom and fungi, edible vegetables, wild nuts, and fruits from forests.
- The nut's hard ash-coloured shell contains toxic substances similar to what is found in poison ivy and poison oak.
- The fruit of this tree is a nut and is edible if roasted.
- We would not be restricted to salad vegetables, fruits and nuts, milk, raw fish, and steak tartare.
- The nuts, olives and breadsticks are a nice touch.
- Steer clear of digestion-challenging fatty foods, including butter, cream, olive oil, crisps and nuts.
- 2 [Technology/Tecnología] tuerca (feminine) nuts and bolts tuercas y tornillos the nuts and bolts (of sth) the nuts and bolts of accounting las bases or los elementos básicos de contabilidadMore example sentences
- It is a question that applies also to threads in metal, such as bolts and nuts and screw fasteners.
- They ranged from the production of brass and other non-ferrous metals to screws, nuts, bolts, chains and anchors, pins, and jewellery.
- The deck is fiberglass composite with balsa wood core and is securely fastened with nuts, bolts, and washers to the inward hull flange.
- 3 [colloquial/familiar] 3.1 (crazy person) chiflado, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar] 3.2 (fanatic) a baseball/an opera nut un fanático or (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] un forofo del béisbol/de la ópera a punctuality nut un fanático or un maniático de la puntualidadMore example sentences
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- I got up this morning and was moving around like a crazy nut.
- He's such a crazy nut, he would've done the naked pics for each team had he been there.
- Then more whacko tourists would inundate their pristine land of home-grown nuts and fruitcakes.
- Well I don't know about that but if some religious nut, er, enthusiast wants me to be happy well, it's better than penile enhancement promos.
- Not every person who is pro-war or anti-gun control is a pro-life, anti-gay religious nut.
- As a professional nude nut however, Tim was faced with a dilemma.
- 4 (head) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], coco (masculine) [colloquial/familiar], mate (masculine) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) [colloquial/familiar] off one's nut (crazy, reckless) mal del coco [colloquial/familiar], chiflado [colloquial/familiar] (angry) she went off her nut when I told her se puso como un basilisco or se puso histérica cuando se lo dije [colloquial/familiar] to do one's nut (British English/inglés británico) salirse* de sus ( or mis etc) casillas
- 5(nuts plural)(testicles) [vulgar] huevos (masculine plural) [vulgar], cojones (masculine plural) [vulgar], pelotas (feminine plural) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) [vulgar], tanates (masculine plural) (Mexico/México) [vulgar]
- 6 (overhead) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot], gastos (masculine plural) generales