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

Translation of spot in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1
    (on animals)
    (on fabric)
    to see spots before one's eyes
    رَأى بُقَعاً أمام عَيْنَيْهِ
  • 3
    (pimple) n coll
    to come out in spots
    أُصيبَ بِحَبِّ الشَبابِ
  • 4
    (place)
    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] (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) (stem vowel = a) (Form I) (a person, road sign)
    to spot somebody doing something
    لَمَحَ شَخْصاً يَفْعَلُ شَيْئاً
    well spotted!
    قوّة مُلاحَظةٍ مُمْتازة!
  • 2
    (to recognize) (Form III) (a problem, bargain, the signs)
    (Form I) (stem vowel = u) (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]
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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