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paste
American English: /peɪst/
British English: /peɪst/

Translation of paste in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable and countable (thick mixture) meat/fish paste (British)
    paté (masculine) de carne/pescado
    Example sentences
    • One of the biggest changes that Hogwarth has seen over the years is a move away from royal icing to softer sugar paste.
    • Mosquito and ant bites can be relieved by the application of a moist bicarbonate of soda paste.
    • Dissolve the ground paste in thick buttermilk; add salt and pumpkin.
  • 3 uncountable (imitation gem) all her jewels are paste
    todas sus joyas son de fantasía or bisutería
    (before noun) paste diamond
    Example sentences
    • The shop was promoting gold brooches from six shillings and sixpence, and gilt paste brooches from one shilling.
    • In its original sense enamel is glass or vitreous paste fused to a prepared surface, usually of metal, by means of intense heat.
    • His daughter Queen Elizabeth I was the first to wear paste jewellery to make herself look richer that she really was.

transitive verb

  • 1
    (wallpaper)
    aplicar pegamento or cola a
    to paste something into/onto something
    pegar algo en algo
    Example sentences
    • A skilled artisan, Mr. Misra says that the real potochitras are actually made on canvas made of bandage cloth which is pasted with a paste of tamarind and naturally occurring gum.
    • In an act of complete nonchalance, the 23 year-old Southampton lad started a food fight leaving other guests liable to be pasted with flying fish remains and crustaceans.
    • ‘I met several people pasting the advertisements with glue bottles and brushes,’ he said.
  • 2 (beat) [slang]he got pasted in the final set
    en el último set lo hicieron polvo [colloquial]
    en el último set lo hicieron bolsa (Southern Cone) [colloquial]
    the critics pasted her novel
    los críticos le pusieron la novela por el suelo or por los suelos
    los críticos le hicieron bolsa la novela (Southern Cone) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • These selfsame Bengals pasted a very respectable Denver team.
    • The Gators erase memories of their 62-24 massacre to Nebraska after the 1995 season by pasting the Wildcats.
    • Yes, we got absolutely pasted and looked like we weren't ready for a team like Germany.
  • 3 (Computing)
    Example sentences
    • When previewing a set of sliced images, the HTML is in this window for simple copying and pasting into your HTML document.
    • Well, this is only a tiny matter of technology: all he needs to do is copy the relevant section and paste it into his document.
    • Once copied, the text is easily pasted into another document and read.

Phrasal verbs

paste up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
1
(poster/notice)
pegar
2 (in book production)
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