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American English: /ʃip/
British English: /ʃiːp/

Translation of sheep in Spanish:

noun plural sheep

  • to follow somebody like sheep
    seguir a alguien como borregos
    one may as well be hung for a sheep as a lamb
    de perdidos, al río
    to count sheep
    contar ovejas or corderitos
    to make sheep's eyes at somebody
    hacerle ojitos or caídas de ojos a alguien
    to separate the sheep from the goats
    separar el grano de la paja
    separar las churras de las merinas [colloquial]
    (before noun) sheep farm
    granja (feminine) de ovejas
    granja (feminine) ovina or de ganado ovino
    sheep farmer
    ganadero ovino
    ganadera ovina (masculine, feminine)
    sheep farming
    cría (feminine) de ganado ovino or lanar
    Example sentences
    • Chickens and turkeys were kept both for their eggs and meat just as sheep provided wool and meat.
    • To one side was a rolling expanse of pasture land, clustered with flocks of sheep so thick that hundreds must graze there.
    • In the case of meat sheep versus wool sheep, wool is usually around $10 a kilo, and meat $2 a kilo.
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