- 1palm (tree) date palmpalma (feminine) de dátiles(before noun) palm grove palm leaf
palmera (feminine) datileraExample sentences
- They even feel attached to the tree or the palm tree that might stand outside their home.
- The California Fan Palm is the only palm tree native to western North America and its natural range is farther south.
- So I obediently drew two leaves, belonging to a palm tree just beyond the verandah.
- 2 (leaf, branch)Example sentences
- Albeit there are those latter-day scientists who would tend instead to award the ancestral palm to the lung-fish.
- Note that Jacopo adds something not prescribed - an angel swooping down with a palm, symbol of martyrdom.
- Step forward for a palm of victory.
- (Anatomy) to read somebody's palmleerle la mano a alguiento grease o oil somebody's palmuntarle la mano a alguiento have itchy o itching palmsser fácil de sobornarto have somebody in the palm of one's handshe's got him in the palm of her hand
ser coimero (Southern Cone) [colloquial]se lo ha metido en el bolsillo
hace lo que le da la gana con élExample sentences
- In this test, you bend your thumb across the palm of your hand and bend your fingers down over your thumb.
- I love the small of her back and the inside of her wrist and the palm of her hand.
- I dig my fingernails into the palm of my hand, it wraps into a fist.
- 2 (steal)Example sentences
- He wasn't going to eat/take the wafer, as it was a bit silly and unnecessary for him to do so, so he discreetly palmed it.
- I palmed the offending items into a napkin and slipped the obscene bundle into my trouser pocket for disposal later.
- He heard the bedroom door creak open and quickly palmed the note he had found.
- 3 (Sport)(ball)
darle con la mano aExample sentences
- Friedel saves the day when he palms a shot from Parker over the bar.
- East Stirlingshire keeper Scott Finlay was called into action to deny Allan midway through the second half, palming the midfielder's shot behind for a corner.
- Roberts should have done better than shoot tamely wide when more clever work by Moran led to Bracey palming his acute-angled shot into the big striker's path.
- to palm something/somebody off
encajarle or enjaretarle algo/a alguien a alguien [colloquial]he's trying to palm his girlfriend off on o onto me!
¡me quiere enjaretar or encajar a su novia! [colloquial]to palm somebody off
quitarse a alguien de encimaI'll palm him off with some excuse or other
ya me lo quitaré de encima con alguna excusa
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