There are 2 translations of pique in English:

pique

m

  • 1a pique, el camino bajaba a pique the road down was very steep el barco se fue a pique the boat sank una caída a pique hasta el mar a vertical o/or sheer drop to the sea below trató de impedir que el negocio se fuera a pique he tried to stop the business from going under sus ilusiones se fueron a pique her hopes were dashed echó a pique el matrimonio it ruined o/or wrecked their marriage a pique de on the point of, about to las correas estaban a pique de romperse the straps were on the point of snapping o/or were about to snap
  • 5 [Automovilismo/Cars] acceleration, pick-up (inglés norteamericano/American English) a los piques (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [familiar/colloquial] at full throttle [familiar/colloquial], at breakneck speed [familiar/colloquial] salió a los piques he shot out at top speed o/or at breakneck speed [familiar/colloquial] darse or pegarse un pique (Chile) [familiar/colloquial], ¿por qué no se da un pique por aquí? why don't you come around o/or pop over? [familiar/colloquial] me pegué el pique hasta su oficina y no estaba I trailed o/or traipsed all the way over to his office and he wasn't there [familiar/colloquial] echar un pique (Colombia) [familiar/colloquial] to race up the strip o/or drag
  • 6 (América Latina/Latin America) (rebote) la pelota entró de pique the ball went in on the rebound la pelota dio tres piques the ball bounced three times

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There are 2 translations of pique in English:

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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.