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pack1

Pronunciation: /pæk/

noun/nombre

  • 1 countable/numerable (bundle, load) fardo (masculine); (rucksack) mochila (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • When your entry fee is received you will be sent an information pack confirming your venue for the first round and giving you lots of details about Westport and this great event.
    • For classes, some books go on reserve, some materials go into course packs, and some copied excerpts are handed out in class.
    • These are now planning public meetings, mass leafleting, education packs and street stalls to let as many people as possible know about the upcoming protests and events.
    Example sentences
    • And now that you're carrying half the weight, why use a seven-pound backpack when a three-pound pack is fine?
    • When a person carries a loaded backpack, the pack too moves up and down the same distance at the same time.
    • While the knife is designed for tactical backup, there's nothing that says you can't stick it in a backpack or hunting pack.
  • 3 countable/numerable 3.1 (of animals) a pack of wolves una manada de lobos a pack of hounds [Sport/Deporte] una jauría to run with the pack seguir* la corriente 3.2 (in race) pelotón (masculine) 3.3 (in rugby) delanteros (masculine plural)
    Example sentences
    • The forward packs from both teams appear to be where the strength lies.
    • A forward from the pack should lead the team and spur them on.
    • It's easy to make parallels between the back rows but really a back row is only as good as the forward pack in front of it.
  • 5 countable/numerable 5.1 (compress) compresa (feminine) 5.2 (cosmetic) mascarilla (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Frostbite is a recognized danger of the use of cold packs of ice therapy for sports injuries and soft tissue trauma.
    • They are often painful, and you may wish to apply a cold pack straight after the injury.
    • Benign interventions include hot and cold packs, bandages, canes, lotions, vitamins and nutritional supplements.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 [Business/Comercio] [goods/products] (put into container) envasar; (make packets with) empaquetar; (for transport) embalar 1.2 (put into suitcase, bag) the goods are packed ready for shipping las mercancías están embaladas y listas para ser despachadas I worked packing toys trabajé embalando juguetes I packed my clothes and left hice la maleta or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) la valija y me fui, empaqué (mi ropa) y me fui (Latin America/América Latina) have you packed your toothbrush? ¿llevas el cepillo de dientes? I packed the kids' lunches preparé el almuerzo or (especially Spain, Mexico/especialmente España, México) la comida de los niños ([ para llevar al colegio etc ]) 1.3 (fill) have you packed your suitcase yet? ¿ya has hecho la maleta or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) la valija?, ¿ya has empacado? (Latin America/América Latina) she threatened to pack her bags unless … amenazó con irse ( or dejarlo etc) si no …
  • 2 2.1 (press tightly together) pack the soil (down) firmly apisone bien la tierrato pack sth into sth you certainly packed a lot into your vacation no cabe duda de que aprovechaste bien las vacaciones 2.2 (cram full) pack the gaps tightly rellena bien los huecos the play packed the theater for months la obra llenó or abarrotó el teatro durante meses the hall was packed with people la sala estaba atestada or abarrotada de gente
  • 3 (carry, possess) [colloquial/familiar] [gun] llevar

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 1.1 (fill suitcase) hacer* las maletas or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) las valijas, empacar* (Latin America/América Latina) 1.2 [object] the books packed neatly into the box los libros cupieron muy bien en la caja the table packs flat for storage la mesa se puede guardar totalmente plegada send 1 2
  • 2 (squeeze)to pack into sth the crowd packed into the station el gentío se apiñó en la estación we can't all pack into one car no nos podemos meter todos en un coche

Phrasal verbs

pack away

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
(for storage) [clothes] guardar; (for transport) [equipment] embalar I packed my winter clothes away in a trunk guardé la ropa de invierno en un baúl

pack down

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[Sport/Deporte] formar la melé or el scrum

pack in

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
(quit) [colloquial/familiar] [job] dejar I'm going to pack in smoking voy a dejar de fumar she wants to pack in university quiere dejar or [colloquial/familiar] plantar la carrera pack it in! ¡para ya! [colloquial/familiar], ¡ya párale! (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar], ¡terminala! (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar], ¡ya córtala! (Chile) [colloquial/familiar] I'm packing it in for today ya basta por hoy 1.1 2.1 (cram in) we managed to pack in 50 people pudimos meter a 50 personas we were only there for a weekend, but we packed a lot in solo estuvimos un fin de semana pero hicimos un montón de cosas [colloquial/familiar] we can't pack anybody else in ya no podemos meter a nadie más 2.2 (draw) [crowds] atraer* a the movie's packing them in la película es un éxito de taquilla

pack off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
despachar, mandar she packed the children off to school mandó a los niños al colegio

pack out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (British English/inglés británico)
[stadium/theater] abarrotar, llenar de bote en bote the theater was packed out el teatro estaba de bote en bote or estaba repleto

pack up

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1 (assemble belongings) liar* el petate, hacer* su itacate (Mexico/México) 1.2 (stop) [colloquial/familiar] let's pack up for the day dejémoslo por hoy 1.3 (break down) [colloquial/familiar] [motor/radio] dejar de funcionar, descomponerse* (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) , tronarse* (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] the batteries packed up at the crucial moment se acabaron las pilas en el momento crucial 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 2.1 [tools] recoger*, guardar pack up your belongings recoge tus bártulos 2.2pack in 1

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pack2

Pronunciation: /pæk/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (fill with sympathizers) to pack a jury formar un jurado tendencioso

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