- countable and 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) (US)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] 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! (Río de la Plata) [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) [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.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.