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palm 1

American English: /pɑ(l)m/
British English: /pɑːm/

noun

  • 1palm (tree) date palm
    palma (feminine) de dátiles
    palmera (feminine) datilera
    (before noun) palm grove palm leaf
    Example 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.
  • 3palm (cross)
    rama (feminine) de olivo
    palmón (masculine) (en Esp)

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palm 2
American English: /pɑ(l)m/
British English: /pɑːm/

noun

  • (Anatomy) to read somebody's palm
    leerle la mano a alguien
    to grease o oil somebody's palm
    untarle la mano a alguien
    to have itchy o itching palms
    ser fácil de sobornar
    ser coimero (Southern Cone) [colloquial]
    to have somebody in the palm of one's handshe's got him in the palm of her hand
    se lo ha metido en el bolsillo
    hace lo que le da la gana con él
    Example 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.

transitive verb

  • 1 (hide in hand)
    (conjuror)
    hacer desaparecer
    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.
  • 2 (steal) (British English) [colloquial]
    birlar [colloquial]
    volar [colloquial]
  • 3 (Sport)
    (ball)
    darle con la mano a
    Example 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.

Phrasal verbs

palm off

verb + object + adverb
to palm something/somebody off on oonto somebody
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 with something
quitarse a alguien de encima con algo
I'll palm him off with some excuse or other
ya me lo quitaré de encima con alguna excusa

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