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shuffle
American English: /ˈʃəfəl/
British English: /ˈʃʌf(ə)l/

Translation of shuffle in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1to shuffle one's feet
    arrastrar los pies
    Example sentences
    • 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
    (papers)
    barajar
    revolver
    2.2 (redeploy)
    (personnel)
    cambiar de puesto
    mover
    (funds)
    mover
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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

  • 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
    Example sentences
    • 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.

noun

  • 1 1.1 (gait) (no plural) he walks with a shuffle
    camina or anda arrastrando los pies
    1.2 (dance)
    (baile parecido al claqué)
    Example sentences
    • It is not known when the shuffle was first performed on turf, rather than in a lounge room, but it is definitely known that opposition clubs hated it.
    • The couple still enjoy a soft shoe shuffle during a tea dance at the Trafford Centre and Edna said her life with Jim had been wonderful.
    • The shuffle, however, is like it was designed especially for me.
    Example sentences
    • Their common gait is a shuffle like walk, however, they are able to reach speeds of 15 miles per hour on the ground.
    • You too will have to be walked out in a shuffle, the doormen now more like sanitarium orderlies than bouncers.
    • Plush but tidy brown hush puppies softened the girl's tread, and she walked with a slight shuffle, back hunched a bit, as if she were trying to hide from the world.
  • 2 2.1 (of cards) to give the cards a shuffle
    barajar las cartas
    to be o get lost in the shuffle (American English) (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)
    Example sentences
    • It never fails to amaze me that junior high school pecking-order shuffles and re-shuffles are often the best way to read the policy tea leaves in the capital city of the world's most powerful nation.
    • This summer also brought two important cabinet shuffles.
    • The Presidential Office denied that a Cabinet shuffle was being considered.
    2.3 (of music on an mp3, etc) I had the music on shuffle
    tenía la música en aleatorio

Phrasal verbs

shuffle off

1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + objectshe tried to shuffle off the blame onto her colleagues
trató de echarles la culpa a sus colegas
2verb + adverb
irse (arrastrando los pies)

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