There are 2 translations of stink in Spanish:

stink1

Pronunciation: /stɪŋk/

n

uncountable/no numerable

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Word of the day erizo
m
hedgehog …
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The Cortes Generales is the Spanish Parliament, consisting of two houses, the lower house or Congreso de los Diputados and the upper house or Senado. It is a legislative body, approves state budgets, and exercises other powers relating to international treaties and agreements, the autonomous regions and appointments to posts in institutions such as the Tribunal Constitucional.

There are 2 translations of stink in Spanish:

stink2

vi (past tense of/pasado de stank or , stunk past participle of/participio pasado de, stunk)

  • 1.1 (smell badly) [person/place/breath] apestar to stink of sth apestar a algo his breath stank of alcohol el aliento le apestaba a alcohol they stink of money [colloquial/familiar] están forrados (de dinero) [colloquial/familiar], están podridos en plata or (Spain/España) podridos de dinero [colloquial/familiar]
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    • What a sad, sad sight to see him there in his white apron, stinking from the smell of salami.
    • My room stank from the smell of tar today, thanks to the re-paving of the road outside my courtyard.
    • To explore the hole you needed a very long ladder and a strong constitution: it stank and was crawling with rats.
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    • ‘I caught the first fifteen minutes of Absolute Power and thought it stunk, but I wouldn't want to clog this thread up with a post about why,’ he said in the Extras thread.
    • ‘I'd rather you told me I stunk,’ I said, ‘than tell me I lost the job because of my race.’
    • The success of Angela's Ashes spawned a spate of memoirs-by-nobody-in-particular, most of which, frankly, stunk.
    1.2 (be very bad) [colloquial/familiar] the whole business stinks todo el asunto da asco the acting and dialogue stink la actuación y el diálogo son un bodrio [colloquial/familiar] the idea stinks es una pésima idea
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    • You had a fire in your garden that was stinking my house out.
    • The RSPCA have done their best for the poor chap, but things just aren't looking too good, and it appears we'll have a dead whale stinking the place up for the New Year.
    • Okay, so you could buy a mackerel for a £1 these days but who wants to stink the entire house out for a week?
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    • He was the front runner, and the whole affair stank of the worst kind of partisan hackery.
    • The whole thing stank of a setup and police impropriety.
    • The whole Diana story stinks of lies and deception.
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    • The place still stinks of money - and not just the old double-barrelled wealth traditionally associated with the club.
    • ‘A Day Like Today’ signals the fact his follow up reeks with polish and immaculate production values, stinking of money and thoughtfulness in all the right places.
    • The office carried the stink of money and power.

Phrasal verbs

stink out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 [drive out] hacer* salir (usando bombas fétidas etc) 1.2 (British English/inglés británico) stink up

stink up

(American English/inglés norteamericano) verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[house/room] (hacer*) apestar, dejar hediondo

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Word of the day erizo
m
hedgehog …
Cultural fact of the day

The Cortes Generales is the Spanish Parliament, consisting of two houses, the lower house or Congreso de los Diputados and the upper house or Senado. It is a legislative body, approves state budgets, and exercises other powers relating to international treaties and agreements, the autonomous regions and appointments to posts in institutions such as the Tribunal Constitucional.