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Pronunciation: /spɒt/

Translation of spot in Arabic:


  • 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 (stem vowel = a) (I) [a person] [road sign] to spot sb doing sth لَمَحَ شَخْصاً يَفْعَلُ شَيْئاً well spotted! قوّة مُلاحَظةٍ مُمْتازة!
  • 2 (to recognize) لاحَظَ (III) [a problem] [bargain] [the signs]; رَصَدَ (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


to be in a tight spot

[informal/غير رسمي], كانَ في وَرْطةٍ \ مَأْزَقٍ

to have a soft spot for sb

كانَ مُغْرَماً \ مولَعاً بِشَخْصٍ

to put sb on the spot

وَضَعَ شَخْصاً في الزاوِيةِ

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