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six

Pronunciation: /sɪks/

Translation of six in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • seis (masculine); (in ice hockey) equipo (masculine) it's six of one (and half a dozen of the other) [colloquial/familiar] 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/familiar] estar* hecho un lío [colloquial/familiar], estar* muy embrollado [colloquial/familiar] to give sb six of the best darle* unos azotes a algn to knock sb for six (British English/inglés británico) tumbar a algn the news really knocked him for six la noticia lo dejó pasmado to knock sth for six (British English/inglés británico) tirar algo al suelo that's knocked that idea for six eso ha echado por tierra el plan see also four 1

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