Translation of shuffle in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈʃʌfəl/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1to shuffle one's feet arrastrar los pies
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    • Riley cleared his throat and shuffled uneasily on his feet.
    • His wild eyes were watching the boys and his feet shuffled uneasily.
    • His hands moved quickly when he talked, and he shuffled from one foot to the other, as if dancing.
  • 2 2.1 [cards] barajar; [dominoes] remover*, revolver*, mezclar; [papers] barajar, revolver* 2.2 (redeploy) [personnel] cambiar de puesto, mover*; [funds] mover*
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    • Votes will be recorded on a disc in each count centre and then brought to a central area, where they will be shuffled in order to guarantee voters' anonymity.
    • This would include bowling changes, field changes, shuffling the batting order, speeding up or slowing down the pace of the game, etc.
    • I could add new entries, shuffle the order of entries and delete entries from this list.
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    • What if you shuffled a pack of cards thoroughly and turned over the top 10 cards and they were all red?
    • At the end of each hand, the played cards are gathered together and the whole pack is shuffled by the new dealer before the next deal.
    • A second pack of cards is shuffled and the top card turned over to determine trumps.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • caminar or andar* arrastrando los pies she shuffled into/out of the room entró en/salió de la habitación arrastrando los pies to shuffle in one's seat revolverse* en el asiento his shuffling gait su andar pesado
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    • I walked slowly shuffling along the busy hallway reflecting how alone one could feel in such a crowded place.
    • Drew and Jordan tussled out the door and onto the side walk, as Gavin shuffles along behind them.
    • With Romero penning the script, the dead once again walked and shuffled along the landscape of Pittsburgh.


  • 1 1.1 (gait) (no plural/sin plural) he walks with a shuffle camina or anda arrastrando los pies 1.2 (dance)[ baile parecido al claqué ]
  • 2 2.1 (of cards) to give the cards a shuffle barajar las cartas to be o get lost in the shuffle (American English/inglés norteamericano) [object] perderse* en la confusión the idea of helping the poor seems to have been lost in the shuffle la idea de ayudar a los pobres parece que ha quedado relegada al olvido 2.2 (of personnel) reestructuración (feminine), reorganización (feminine) 2.3 (of music on an mp3, etc) aleatorio (masculine) I had the music on shuffle tenía la música en aleatorio

Phrasal verbs

shuffle off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento she tried to shuffle off the blame onto her colleagues trató de echarles la culpa a sus colegas 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio irse* ([ arrastrando los pies ])

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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them. Raciones tend to be larger and more elaborate than tapas. They may be: Spanish omelet, squid, octopus, cheese, ham, or chorizo, among others.