There are 3 translations of pocket in Spanish:

pocket1

Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːkət; ˈpɒkɪt/

n

  • 1 1.1 (in garment) bolsillo (masculine) or (in Mexico also/en México también) bolsa (feminine) back/top pocket bolsillo or (in Mexico also/en México también) bolsa de atrás/superior with her hands in her pockets con las manos (metidas) en los bolsillos to be in sb's pocket they're all in the mayor's pocket el alcalde los tiene a todos metidos en el bolsillo to have sb in one's pocket tener* a algn (metido) en el bolsillo to have sth in one's pocket tener* algo asegurado or (in Spain also/en España también) en el bote to line one's own pockets forrarse [colloquial/familiar] to live/be in each other's pockets (British English/inglés británico) estar* uno encima del otro 1.2 (financial resources) bolsillo (masculine) prices to suit every pocket precios para todos los bolsillos to pay for sth out of o from one's own pocket pagar* algo de su propio bolsillo see also out-of-pocket
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    • Kind-hearted readers have dug deep into their own pockets to replace the money stolen from a collection tin destined for our Cancer Appeal.
    • A wide variety of hotels are available to suit all pockets.
    • Like any parent whose pockets are empty, I turned a deaf ear.
    1.3 (holder — in car door) portamapas (m); (— inside, outside bag) bolsillo (m); (— on billiard, snooker, pool table) tronera (f)
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    • I turned around to see someone standing there with his hands in his pants pockets, smiling.
    • It has two zippered side-entry pockets and high-quality ribbing at the waist and cuffs.
    • Sadly this happened to us recently after my smart smart brother left a biro in his shirt pocket.
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    • There are storage pockets in all four doors, which is always appreciated.
    • The process also allows for part integration, like storage bins, map pockets and cup holders built into door panels.
    • There are plenty more stowage points dotted around the car, including glove box, front door pockets, cup and bottle holders, and a special slide out shelf beneath the front seats.
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    • Wisely selecting the six ball for the side pocket, you carefully position the cue ball.
    • I leaned over the table, aiming to bounce the white ball off of a side to knock a blue ball into the corner pocket.
    • The pool hall was full of seedy characters as Sabrina sunk a red ball into the corner pocket, slamming two more in on rebound.
  • 2 (small area) bolsa (feminine) a pocket of gas una bolsa de gas pockets of resistance/unemployment bolsas (fpl) or focos (mpl) de resistencia/desempleo
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    • A month or so ago I called at Browns Nursery in Wigginton to buy a few primulas to give the garden pockets of bright colour.
    • The temperature plummeted; large slabs of permanent ice replaced occasional pockets of snow.
    • Then Bob took over, planting colorful flowers in poolside pockets and on the terraced hillside.
  • 3 (in US football) pocket (masculine) (área protegida detrás de la línea de golpeo)

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

There are 3 translations of pocket in Spanish:

pocket2

vt

  • 1.1 (put in pocket) meterse or guardarse en el bolsillo he pocketed the cards se metió or se guardó las cartas en el bolsillo
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    • He locked the doors, pocketed his keys, and walked to me.
    • As I pocketed the bill, still sensing their hostility, I readied my escape plan.
    • After a moment of hesitation, Joe shrugged and pocketed the money.
    1.2 (steal, gain) [colloquial/familiar] embolsarse [colloquial/familiar] she pocketed the change se quedó con el cambio, se embolsó el cambio [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Some borrowed money was pocketed by corrupt officials.
    • ‘They pocketed the bribe money without ever delivering the quid pro quo,’ he said.
    • We have also had stories of lawyers pocketing money entrusted to them by clients and others allegedly being involved in corruption.
    1.3 (in snooker, pool) entronerar
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    • I accepted the challenge to simply pocket the object ball in the side, and stop the cueball dead.
    • After pocketing a red ball, the player may shoot at his choice of colored balls.
    • The main reason not to use sidespin is it increases the difficulty of pocketing the ball.

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

There are 3 translations of pocket in Spanish:

pocket3

adj

  • (before noun/delante del nombre) [camera/dictionary/calculator] de bolsillo pocket battleship acorazado (masculine) de bolsillo
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    • A spokeswoman also said that in 100 years, the pocket dictionary had almost doubled in size, reflecting the expansion in the language.
    • And if you really want to get philosophical, bring a pocket dictionary.
    • A little French is indispensable, even if it's just from pocket dictionaries and phrase books.

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.