Translation of pocket in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (in garment)bolsillo (masculine)back/top pocket
(Mexico also) bolsa (feminine)bolsillo de atrás/superiorbolsa de atrás/superior (Mexico)with her hands in her pockets to be in somebody's pocketthey're all in the mayor's pocketel alcalde los tiene a todos metidos en el bolsilloto have somebody in one's pockettener a alguien (metido) en el bolsilloto have something in one's pockettener algo aseguradotener algo en el bote (Spain)to line one's own pocketsforrarse [colloquial]to live/be in each other's pockets (British)estar uno encima del otroExample sentences1.2 (financial resources) prices to suit every pocket
precios para todos los bolsillosto pay for something out of or from one's own pocketpagar algo de su propio bolsillosee also→ out-of-pocketExample sentences1.3 (holder)
- 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.
(in car door) portamapas (masculine)(inside, outside bag) bolsillo (masculine)(on billiard, snooker, pool table) tronera (feminine)Example sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 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) a pocket of gasuna bolsa de gaspockets of resistance/unemploymentbolsas (feminine plural) de resistencia/desempleo
focos (masculine plural) de resistencia/desempleoExample sentences
- 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.
- 1 (put in pocket)meterse or guardarse en el bolsillohe pocketed the cardsse metió or se guardó las cartas en el bolsilloExample sentences
- 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.
- 2 (steal, gain) [colloquial]embolsarse [colloquial]she pocketed the changese quedó con el cambiose embolsó el cambio [colloquial]Example sentences
- 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.
- 3 (in snooker, pool)Example sentences
- 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.
- (before noun)(camera/dictionary/calculator)
de bolsilloExample sentences
- 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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