- countable or uncountable (ground)(turf) césped (masculine)beneath the sod [literary]bajo (la) tierraExample sentences
- I chunked my stuff on the sod and lay down next to it.
- Heavy grazing the previous fall is essential to weaken and open up the sod when tillage or chemical control of the sod are not used.
- Put plastic runners on both sides of the trench to avoid damage to your lawn, one runner for the sod and the other runner for the dirt.
- Remove dead patches along with 3 to 4 inches of soil underneath; fill the hole with a fresh piece of sod, as shown above, or overseed.
- Then either seed, plant new plugs, or insert a fresh piece of sod cut to fit the damaged area.
- You can make an instant lawn of buffalo grass using sod, or for a fraction of the cost and a couple months of establishment time, use seed.
- (cover with turf) (American English)cubrir de céspedExample sentences
- After construction was completed, we installed the remaining plants and sodded the lawn.
- We planted and sodded the lawn and installed an irrigation system throughout.
- 1 (obnoxious person) [vulgar]cabrón, (-brona) (masculine, feminine) [vulgar]he's a selfish/stupid sodes un egoísta/imbécil de mierda [vulgar]Example sentences
- This morning, 11 o'clock came round, still no binmen, so I said, ‘Right, I'm phoning the sods up.’
- Piling onto a rail replacement bus at Stratford we grumpily sit there to Leyton, begrudging those sods whose journey was already ending.
- I work part time in this particular store and the majority of customer seem a miserable bunch of sods, or do I just have a monopoly on the miserable?
- 2 (fellow) [slang]I feel sorry for the poor sodme da lástima el pobre tipo or el pobre diablo [colloquial]you lucky sod!¡qué potra tienes! [colloquial]¡qué suertudo eres! (Latin America) [colloquial]¡qué culo tenés! (River Plate area) [slang]Example sentences
- He's got a reputation as a grumpy old sod - most artistic people have.
- I really don't want to complain about students because that is to turn into just the sort of grumpy old sod I knew for sure I would never become.
- I'm angry that some inconsiderate sod put a column in the middle of the office, right where the corridor wall would be if we had not chosen to go open-plan, and right where I was walking at the time.
- 3 (something difficult, unpleasant) [vulgar]joda (feminine) (Latin America) [vulgar]coñazo (masculine) (Spain) [vulgar]these windows are real sods to cleanestas ventanas son una joda or (Spain) un coñazo para limpiar [vulgar]not to give a sod (British English) [vulgar]I don't give a sodme importa un carajo or un huevo [vulgar]Example sentences
- Daylight hours and yes, the clocks have gone back, although for now it's nice to wake up in daylight again, but going home in darkness is going to be a sod.
- The roots had gone deep, so it was a bit of a sod to dig out.
- It falls all over the floor, worktops, cooker, ladder and is a sod to get off.
- [vulgar]oh sod it! I forgot to go to the bank!¡mierda! or ¡carajo! ¡me olvidé de ir al banco!sod them/him!¡que se vayan/vaya a la mierda! [vulgar]sod this!¡a la mierda con esto! [vulgar]Example sentences
- Thoughts are turning to autumn leaves fluttering gently to the ground - propelled by hurricane force winds and endless sodding rain.
- This was followed by the sort of party when I find myself talking to someone who clearly knows who I am, and to whom I would clearly have a lot of old-friendly backchat to make, if only I could recognise their sodding face.
- Finding myself watching Monarch of the sodding Glen whilst ironing my work clothes has drummed it in like nothing else that I have got to do something, else I will be stuck in this miserable existence for ever.
- [vulgar] (usually in imperative) sod off!
¡déjate de joder! [vulgar]
¡vete or (River Plate area) andáte a la mierda! [vulgar]
¡vete a tomar por culo! (Spain) [vulgar]
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