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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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of pit in Spanish:

pit2

(-tt-)

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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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.