There are 2 translations of pit in Spanish:

pit1

Pronunciation: /pɪt/

n

  • 1 1.1 (hole — in ground) hoyo (m), pozo (m); (— for burying) fosa (f); (— as trap) trampa (f), fosa (f); (— for jumping) foso (m) (de caída) (inspection) pit [Auto] foso (m) or (RPl) fosa (f) the bear/snake pit el foso de los osos/las serpientes the pit of the stomach la boca del estómago a bottomless pit un pozo sin fondo eating again? you're a bottomless pit! ¿otra vez comiendo? ¡tú eres un barril sin fondo! 1.2 (hell) the pit el abismo, el infierno
  • 3 [Theat]
    (orchestra pit)
    3.1 foso (m) orquestal or de la orquesta 3.2 (stalls) [Hist] platea (f)
  • 5
    (pits pl)
    5.1 (in motor racing) the pits los boxes, los pits 5.2 (the very worst) [slang/argot] the pits lo peor que hay [familiar/colloquial], un desastre

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There are 2 translations of pit in Spanish:

pit2

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vt

  • 1 (mark) [surface/metal] picar*, marcar* his face was pitted by smallpox tenía la cara picada de viruelas
  • 2 (remove stone) (AmE) [fruit/olive] quitarle el hueso or el cuesco or (CS) el carozo or (Col) la pepa a, deshuesar, descarozar* (CS) pitted cherries cerezas (fpl) deshuesadas or sin hueso or (CS tb) descarozadas

Phrasal verbs

pit against

v + o + prep + o
enfrentar a to pit oneself against sb enfrentarse a algn, medir* fuerzas con algn you'll be pitting your wits against the experts vas a estar compitiendo con los expertos they were pitted against a powerful alliance se veían enfrentados a una poderosa alianza

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