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spot
British English: /spɒt/
American English: /spɑt/

Translation of spot in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1
    (on animals)
    بُقْعة (plural: بُقَع, plural: بِقاع)
    (on fabric)
    بُقْعة (plural: بُقَع, plural: بِقاع)
    to see spots before one's eyes
    رَأى بُقَعاً أمام عَيْنَيْهِ
  • 3
    (pimple)
    بَثْر n coll (plural: بُثور)
    to come out in spots
    أُصيبَ بِحَبِّ الشَبابِ
  • 4
    (place)
    بُقْعة (plural: بُقَع, plural: بِقاع)
    to look for a shady/sunny spot
    بَحَثَ عن بُقْعةٍ ظَليلةٍ \ مُشْمِسةٍ
    the ambulance was on the spot in no time
    كانَتْ سَيّارةُ الإسْعافِ في المَكانِ في لَمْحِ البَصَرِ
    he was sacked on the spot
    أُقيلَ من مَنْصِبِهِ فَوْراً
    the album held the top spot for ten weeks
    حافَظَ الأَلْبوم على المَرْتَبةِ الأولى لِعَشَرةِ أَسابيعَ
  • 5
    [informal/غير رسمي] (small amount)
    مِقْدار قَليل
    I did a spot of shopping/gardening
    اشْتَرَيْتُ أَشْياءَ قَليلةً \ عَمِلْتُ قَليلاً في الحَديقةِ
    he got into a spot of bother with the police
    دَخَلَ في مُناوَشةٍ صَغيرةٍ مع الشُرْطةِ
  • 6
    (TV appearance)
    فَقْرة تِلْفِزْيونيّة
  • 8
    (for penalty kicks)
    نُقْطة ضَرْبةِ الجَزاءِ

transitive verb/فعل متعد -tt

  • 1
    (to see)
    لَمَحَ (a person, road sign)
    to spot somebody doing something
    لَمَحَ شَخْصاً يَفْعَلُ شَيْئاً
    well spotted!
    قوّة مُلاحَظةٍ مُمْتازة!
  • 2
    (to recognize)
    لاحَظَ (a problem, bargain, the signs)
    رَصَدَ (an opportunity, a bargain)
    can you spot the difference between the photos?
    هل تَسْتَطيعُ أن تَلاحِظَ الاخْتِلافَ بين الصورَتَيْنِ؟
    he was spotted as he tried to board a plane
    رُصِدَ عِنْدَما كانَ يُحاوِلُ الصُعودَ إلى طائِرةٍ

Idioms

to be in a tight spot

[informal/غير رسمي]
كانَ في وَرْطةٍ \ مَأْزَقٍ

to have a soft spot for somebody

كانَ مُغْرَماً \ مولَعاً بِشَخْصٍ

to put somebody on the spot

وَضَعَ شَخْصاً في الزاوِيةِ

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