- 1 c 1.1 (piece — of bread) rebanada (f); (— of cake) trozo (m), pedazo (m); (— of cheese) trozo (m), pedazo (m), tajada (f); (— of lemon, cucumber) rodaja (f); (— of meat) tajada (f); (— of ham) tajada (f), loncha (f), lonja (f), feta (f) (RPl) ; (— of melon) raja (f) a slice of life the play is a slice of life from working-class New York la obra es una estampa realista de la vida de la clase obrera neoyorquinaMore example sentences1.2 (of money, business, territory) parte (f)
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- The pudding is made by lining a buttered basin with fairly thin slices of good bread cut to fit exactly.
- The traditional way of eating Gentleman's Relish is on thin slices of buttered white bread toast, alone, with cucumber or with mustard and cress.
- This hearty wedge of egg stuffed with thin slices of potato, red pepper, tomato and herbs on its own would be worth returning for.
- Let me share with you a slice of our conversation that we had over tea.
- Knowing all this, who's going to pay $5.25 a share for a slice of a declining business?
- That's when companies were trying absolutely radical stuff to gain a slice of market share.
- 2 c (implement) (BrE) pala (f) cake slice pala (f) de servir fish slice pala (f) para servirMore example sentences
- I wiped me fingers gently down the rabbit's flank, then, shutting my eyes, I slid my hand beneath its limp head like a kitchen slice scooping up a burst pasty.
- This fabulous musical cake slice is perfect for use over the festive period.
- The only trouble is, it seems to replace the white cake slice.
- 3 [Sport] 3.1 (spin on ball) (no pl) efecto (m) 3.2 c (shot — in tennis) tiro (m) cortado or con efecto; (— in golf) slice (m)More example sentences
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- It can help players who hit weak fades or slices, enabling them to hit solid draws.
- Nevertheless he began cautiously, with a four-iron off the 1st tee, his mild slice finding the light rough on the right of the fairway.
- The wind heightens any spin on the ball, and accentuates a slice or a hook.
- The final game particularly pleased her coach as Brown mixed up her game, throwing in a few slices and higher top-spun shots and letting Dalton force the pace and make the errors.
- Combining top spins, slices and net shots, she forced Tangphong to make a string of unforced errors, handing the Indonesian a crushing first set win.
- At the start, Graf had problems with the slice on the Davenport serve.
- 1 1.1 (cut into slices) [bread] cortar (en rebanadas); [meat] cortar (en tajadas); [cake] cortar (en trozos); [lemon/cucumber] cortar (en rodajas); [ham] cortar (en lonchas) to slice sth in two o in half cortar algo en dos or por la mitadto slice sth
offsth slice the fat off the meat córtele or quítele la grasa a la carne he sliced off a piece of meat cortó una tajada de carne they've sliced $500,000 off the budget han recortado el presupuesto en $500.000 any way you slice it (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] lo mires por donde lo mires, sea como seaMore example sentences1.2
(sliced past p)sliced bread pan de molde cortado en rebanadas thinly sliced tomatoes tomates (mpl) en rodajas finas
- Its warm creaminess qualifies oatmeal as a comfort food, and adding sliced strawberries or apple gives it an antioxidant punch.
- You can add any sort of meat, sliced onions, sliced tomatoes, bacon, sausage or pineapple.
- He takes control of serving the food now, slicing the steaks into even, thin slices and arranging them on Olivia's plate.
- 2 [ball] (in tennis) cortar, darle* con efecto a; (in golf) darle* oblicuamente aMore example sentences
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- A golfer badly slices a golf ball, which heads toward the rough, but then bounces off a tree and into the cup for a hole in one.
- After slicing his tee ball into the trees at 18, he pitched out and barely sneaked a six-foot bogey putt in the side door.
- If you tend to slice the ball, I recommend that you tee it a little higher when hitting a driver or low-lofted metal wood.
- The ball doesn't go safe, but Wise does Paraguay's job for them by ridiculously slicing the loose ball into the side netting.
- He only succeeded in slicing the ball and it looped over his own keeper Aaron Brian.
- He can hit line drives or slice the ball to the opposite field.
- 1.1 (cut) the spade sliced into the soft clay la pala se hundió en la tierra blanda the ship sliced through the waves [literario/literary] el barco surcaba las olas [literario/literary] 1.2 (be cut) this bread/ham doesn't slice very well este pan/jamón es muy difícil de cortar or no se puede cortar bien
slice upv + adv + o, v + o + adv
- [bread] cortar en rebanadas; [salami] cortar en lonchas; [land] seccionar