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 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 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 were about to snap
  • 5 [Auto] acceleration, pick-up (AmE) a los piques (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] at full throttle [colloquial/familiar], at breakneck speed [colloquial/familiar] salió a los piques he shot out at top speed o at breakneck speed [colloquial/familiar] darse or pegarse un pique (Chi) [familiar/colloquial], ¿por qué no se da un pique por aquí? why don't you come around o pop over? [colloquial/familiar] me pegué el pique hasta su oficina y no estaba I trailed o traipsed all the way over to his office and he wasn't there [colloquial/familiar] echar un pique (Col) [familiar/colloquial] to race up the strip o drag
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  • 6 (AmL) (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:

piqué

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The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.