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pinta 1

sustantivo femenino

  • 1 1.1 [colloquial] (aspecto) ¡qué buena pinta tiene el pastel!
    the cake looks delicious o great!
    tiene pinta de extranjero tiene pinta de delincuente
    he has a shady look about him [colloquial]
    he looks like a criminal
    ¿dónde vas con esa(s) pinta(s)?
    where are you going looking like that?
    ¡qué pinta(s) llevas! pareces un pordiosero
    just look at you! you look like a beggar
    hacer pinta (River Plate area) or (Chile) tirar pinta or (Colombia) echar pinta [colloquial] se puso la chaqueta nueva para hacer pinta
    she put on her new jacket to show off o to impress [colloquial]
    salió en el auto del papá a tirar pinta
    he went out in his dad's car to impress everyone with it
    ser alguien en pinta (River Plate area) [colloquial]
    to be the spitting image of somebody
    1.2 (Chile) [colloquial] (vestimenta) ponerse la pinta (Colombia) [colloquial]
    to put on one's glad rags [colloquial]
    to get dressed up to the nines [colloquial]
  • 4 (Mexico) [colloquial] (de la escuela) irse de pinta
    to play hooky (esp (American English) ) [colloquial]
    to skive off (school) (British English) [colloquial]
Example sentences
  • Exacto, y esas pintas no te dicen nada.
  • También realizaron pintas en la zona.
  • Pienso que ese es la característica que los pinta de cuerpo entero.

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pinta 2

sustantivo masculino y femenino

(Spain) [colloquial]

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