Translation of pig in Spanish:
- 1 [Agric] [Zoology/Zoología] cerdo (masculine), chancho (masculine) (Andes) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) a pig in a poke you've bought yourself a pig in a poke te han dado gato por liebre you're expecting the electorate to buy a pig in a poke ustedes pretenden que el electorado los vote a ciegas or sin conocer su programa pigs might fly o if pigs had wings cuando las ranas críen pelo [colloquial/familiar], la semana de tres jueves [colloquial/familiar] to make a pig's ear of sth (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] hacer* algo muy mal or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) [colloquial/familiar] como la mona to scream like a stuck pig gritar como un desaforado to sweat like a pig [colloquial/familiar] sudar a mares (before noun/delante del nombre) pig farm granja (feminine) de ganado porcino pig farmer criador, (masculine, feminine) de cerdos or (Andes) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) chanchosExample sentences
- With the advent of farming in the Neolithic, a number of animal species were domesticated, starting with sheep, goats, pigs, and cattle.
- Remember to stress that they cannot keep the pot-bellied pig.
- The telling factor could be if the disease gets into pig herds.
- We enjoy long walks on the trails searching for the perfect walking stick, tracking deer, wild pigs and other animals.
- From what scientists can tell, their preferred diet is deer and wild pigs called peccaries.
- Ecologically, they range from forest dwellers, such as wild pigs and chevrotains, to dominant large herbivores on grasslands.
- 2 2.1 (obnoxious person) [colloquial/familiar] cerdo, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar] 2.2 (glutton) [colloquial/familiar] glotón, (masculine, feminine), angurriento, (masculine, feminine) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) [colloquial/familiar] to make a pig of oneself darse* un atracón [colloquial/familiar], ponerse* morado or ciego (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] 2.3 (sth difficult, unpleasant) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] this is a pig of a door to open esta maldita puerta es muy difícil de abrir or [vulgar] es jodida de abrir 2.4 (policeman) [slang/argot] [pejorative/peyorativo] policía (masculine), mono (masculine) (Spain/España) [slang/argot] [pejorative/peyorativo], tombo (masculine) (Colombia) (Venezuela) [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo], paco (masculine) (Chile) [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo], cana (masculine) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [slang/argot] [pejorative/peyorativo], tira (masculine) (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo] the pigs la poli [colloquial/familiar], la pasma or la bofia (Spain/España) [slang/argot] [pejorative/peyorativo], la cana (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [slang/argot] [pejorative/peyorativo], la tira (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo] 2.5 (unattractive woman) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot], bagre (masculine) [colloquial/familiar] or (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] callo (masculine) or (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] charamusca (feminine)Example sentences
- Maybe I'm a chauvinist pig, but you know, the women in my life have never given me any reason to think otherwise.
- It's in my nature to be a greedy fat-sucking pig.
- Almost down to his last low, although this time round, he had been such a greedy pig.
- He's known for unusual sentences, like the time he ordered a man who called a police officer a pig to spend a couple of hours penned up with the real thing.
- And a man who called a policeman a pig had to stand for two hours with a hog in a pen set up in a town centre.
- All police are pigs because they make the conscious decision to join an organization which is, basically, legal GANGSTERISM.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-gg-)
- to pig it [colloquial/familiar] 1.1 (share sleeping accommodation) (American English/inglés norteamericano) compartir la cama 1.2 (live in dirty, slovenly manner) (British English/inglés británico) vivir como un cerdo or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) un chancho [colloquial/familiar]
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