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wick
American English: /wɪk/
British English: /wɪk/

Translation of wick in Spanish:

noun

  • to get on somebody's wick (British) [colloquial]
    crisparle los nervios a alguien
    sacar de quicio a alguien
    it gets on my wick the way she …
    me crispa los nervios la manera en que …
    me saca de quicio la manera en que …
    me revienta la manera en que … [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • He took his lighter from his pocket and flicked it, and touched the small steady butane flame to the wick of the candle.
    • One of them is preparing the candles - or, more precisely, oil lamps and wicks - that my wife lights before Shabbat arrives.
    • We are running short of other items as well: wicks for candles, herbs and medicines, thread and yarn for mending, and nearly anything small, metal, and commonly-used.
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