There are 3 translations of spot in Spanish:

spot1

Pronunciation: /spɑːt; spɒt/

n

  • 1 c 1.1 (dot — on material) lunar (m), mota (f), pepa (f) (Col, Ven) [familiar/colloquial]; (— on animal's skin) mancha (f) a blue tie with white spots una corbata azul a or con lunares blancos ( or con motas blancas etc) I keep seeing spots before my eyes veo como manchas to knock spots off sth/sb [colloquial/familiar] darle* cien or cien mil vueltas a algo/algn [familiar/colloquial], darle* sopas con honda(s) a algo/algn (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (blemish, stain) mancha (f) spots of ink manchas de tinta a reputation without spot or stain [literario/literary] una reputación impecable or [literario/literary] sin tacha 1.3 (pimple) (BrE) grano (m), espinilla (f) (AmL) , pepa (f) (Ven) [familiar/colloquial] she broke out o came out in spots le salieron granos 1.4
    (beauty spot)
    lunar (m)
  • 2 2.1 c (location, place) lugar (m), sitio (m) a delightful spot by the river un lugar or un sitio precioso a orillas del río extra police were rushed to the spot refuerzos policiales fueron enviados con urgencia al lugar de los disturbios ( or del siniestro etc) don't move from that spot until I get back no te muevas de ahí hasta que vuelva on the spot firemen were quickly on the spot los bomberos se presentaron sin demora en el lugar del siniestro and now a report from our woman on the spot y ahora un informe de nuestra enviada especial (desde el lugar de los hechos) he had to decide on the spot tuvo que decidir en ese mismo momento she was fired on the spot la despidieron en el acto they were killed on the spot los mataron allí mismo on-the-spot finemulta que se paga en el acto to be rooted to the spot quedarse clavado en el sitio or paralizado 2.2 (difficult situation) in a (tight) spot en apuros, en un lío, en un aprieto we're in a bit of a spot here estamos metidos en un apuro or lío or aprieto to help sb out of a tight spot sacar* a algn de un apuro or aprieto to put sb on the spot poner* a algn en un apuro or aprieto
  • 3 c (of character, personality) punto (m) science is my weak spot las ciencias son mi punto débil or no son mi fuerte you've touched a rather sore spot there has puesto el dedo en la llaga to have a soft spot for sb/sth [colloquial/familiar] tener* debilidad por algn/algo to hit the spot (esp AmE) caer* muy bien
  • 4 4.1 (drop) gota (f) 4.2 (small amount) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] (no pl) do you fancy a spot of supper? ¿quieres cenar algo? we had a spot of trouble with the car tuvimos un problemita or un pequeño contratiempo con el coche the garden could do with a spot of rain al jardín le vendría bien que lloviera un poco
  • 5 c [Rad] [TV] 5.1 (time) espacio (m) a weekly spot on TV un espacio semanal en televisión a commercial spot un spot publicitario, una cuña publicitaria, un anuncio 5.2 (part) papel (m) he had a guest spot in the program apareció como invitado en el programa
  • 7 [Sport] 7.1 (in billiards) punto (m) 7.2 (in soccer)
    (penalty spot)
    punto (m) de penalty or (AmL tb) de penal
  • 9 (note) (AmE) [slang/argot], billete (m) a ten-/five-spot un billete de diez/cinco

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There are 3 translations of spot in Spanish:

spot2

(-tt-)

vt

  • 1 [error] descubrir*; [bargain] encontrar* he finally spotted her in the crowd al final la vio or la divisó or (AmL tb) la ubicó entre el gentío he's good at spotting talent sabe reconocer talento donde lo hay see if you can spot the difference a ver si te das cuenta de cuál es la diferencia you didn't spot half the mistakes dejaste pasar or no descubriste más de la mitad de las faltas he always spots the winner siempre adivina quién/cuál va a ganar
  • 2 (mark) (usu pass) manchar his tie was spotted with blood tenía la corbata manchada or salpicada de sangre

vi

v impers

  • (BrE) lloviznar, chispear it's spotting with rain está lloviznando or [familiar/colloquial] chispeando, están cayendo unas gotas

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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 3 translations of spot in Spanish:

spot3

adj

  • [market/price] del momento, spot (adj inv) spot cash paid for your car dinero al contado y en el acto por su coche

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.