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American English: /sɪks/
British English: /sɪks/

Translation of six in Spanish:


  • (in ice hockey) equipo (masculine)
    it's six of one (and half a dozen of the other) [colloquial]shall we do it today or tomorrow? — it's six of one and half a dozen of the other
    ¿lo hacemos hoy o mañana? — da lo mismo
    was it her fault? — it was six of one and half a dozen of the other
    ¿tuvo la culpa ella? — los dos tuvieron parte de la culpa
    to be (all) at sixes and sevens [colloquial]
    estar hecho un lío [colloquial]
    estar muy embrollado [colloquial]
    to give somebody six of the best
    darle unos azotes a alguien
    to knock somebody for six (British)
    tumbar a alguien
    the news really knocked him for six
    la noticia lo dejó pasmado
    to knock something for six (British)
    tirar algo al suelo
    that's knocked that idea for six
    eso ha echado por tierra el plan
    see alsofour 1
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