- 1 1.1 (for foot) calcetín (m), media (f) (AmL) ankle socks calcetines cortos, soquetes (mpl) (CS) knee-length socks calcetines largos, medias hasta la rodilla (AmL) to pull one's socks up (BrE) esforzarse*, poner* empeño to put a sock in it (esp BrE) [colloquial/familiar] cerrar* el pico [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (inner sole) plantilla (f)
- 3 u (force) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], garra (f)
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- [colloquial/familiar] pegarle* un puñetazo or [familiar/colloquial] una piña a, pegarle* una trompada a (AmS) [familiar/colloquial], pegarle* un combo a (Chi, Per) [familiar/colloquial] to sock sb one darle* una a algn [familiar/colloquial] to sock it to sb [colloquial/familiar] she was furious and really socked it to him estaba furiosa y le dijo de todo go out there on stage and sock it to 'em! ¡sube al escenario y demuéstrales quién eres!