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American English: /snoʊ/
British English: /snəʊ/

Translation of snow in Spanish:


Snow Belt
  • 1 1.1 uncountable as pure as the driven snow
    puro y virginal
    as white as snow
    blanco como la nieve
    (before noun) snow shower
    precipitación (feminine) de nieve [journalese]
    Example sentences
    • He stood up too and they walked out, their boots crunching though the thin layer of slush and snow covering the ground.
    • A thin layer of snow had covered the ground and I was freezing.
    • The tragic ending is atmospheric, with snow falling on a procession of women carrying red lanterns.
    1.2 countable (snowfall)
    Example sentences
    • If they're fully rooted in fall before winter season snows or rains, come spring, they're fully established and ready to grow.
    • The retreat began on 19 October, and within three weeks the first snows had fallen.
    • The freezing over of rivers and seas along with snows and ice would interfere with transportation more than higher temperatures would.
  • 2 uncountable (on TV screen)
    Example sentences
    • The television shows some snow all over the screen, until a blue screen shows ‘play’ on it.
    • The television filled with digital snow, casting a pale glow about the darkened room.
    • The image was only partially there and most of it was static and white snow from the interference but what he wanted Boswell to see was indeed on the tape.

impersonal verb

  • it never snows here
    aquí nunca nieva
    Example sentences
    • At the end of the road we stop and it is snowing fairly heavily.
    • This morning… can you believe it… it is snowing!
    • I feel so cozy inside when it is snowing - something I miss from living in Edmonton.

transitive verb

  • (American English) (overwhelm) [slang]
    don't let them snow you into buying another one
    no los dejes convencerte de que tienes que comprar otro
    Example sentences
    • We were snowed in, the snow had stopped just before the top of the windows.
    • Last year we were snowed in and it took two days to clear the snow away.
    • He was at Bacup during the severe winter of 1947, when trains were snowed up in the Whitworth area.
    Example sentences
    • He used you people, played on your sympathy and thoroughly snowed you.
    • Then he snows her with rapid-fire comments and returns to the ‘you're forgiven’ angle.
    • She knew she ought to be furious; he hadn't exactly snowed her, but he'd taken advantage of a faith she didn't put in many people, of the memories of her childhood.

Phrasal verbs

snow in

verb + object + adverb
to be snowed in
estar aislado por la nieve

snow off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (British English)
to be snowed off
suspenderse or cancelarse a causa de la nieve

snow under

verb + object + adverb
I'm snowed under with work
estoy agobiada or desbordada de trabajo
we're snowed under with applications
hemos recibido innumerables solicitudes
nos han llovido las solicitudes [colloquial]

snow up

(British English)
snow in

Cultural Note: Snow Belt

Término de uso coloquial con el que se hace referencia a los estados del norte de EEUU y a aquellos de la región central ( Midwest) que tienen inviernos fríos y con nieve.

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