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Pronunciation: /bɔːrd; bɔːd/

Translation of board in Spanish:


  • 2 countable/numerable
    (diving board)
    2.1 trampolín (masculine) 2.2 (for surfing, windsurfing) tabla (feminine) (de surf)
    Example sentences
    • A board fastened to your feet enables jumps and elaborate tricks to be carried out.
    • Well basically it's sky-diving with a board fixed to your feet.
    • The sport combines elements of surfing on a board with the added dimension of a kite.
    diana (feminine)
    2.4 [Games/Juegos] tablero (masculine) to sweep the board arrasar con or llevarse todos los premios
    Example sentences
    • In the game, players take turns to push coins up a board with horizontal lines across it.
    • As time passed, the game evolved, with boards consisting of 10x10 and later 13x13 grids at different periods while the number of stones increased.
    • Sadly, most of the game boards have been damaged beyond recognition.
  • 5 uncountable/no numerable (provision of meals) board and lodging comida y alojamiento
  • 6 uncountable/no numerable (in phrases/en locuciones) across the board (uniformly, without exceptions) they have promised to reduce taxation across the board han prometido una reducción general de impuestos they are demanding $120 across the board exigen un aumento de 120 dólares para todo el personal (before noun/delante del nombre) across-the-board general on board a bordo on board the ship/plane a bordo del barco/avión to go on board embarcarse* (before noun/delante del nombre) on-board de a bordo to go by the board all these precautions tend to go by the board todas estas precauciones suelen dejarse a un lado she allowed all her scruples to go by the board echó por la borda todos sus escrúpulos to take sth on board (British English/inglés británico) asumir algo [responsibility] asumir algo, hacerse* cargo de algo they wouldn't take him on board no querían aceptarlo a bordo see also aboveboard
  • 7 countable/numerable (stock exchange) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], bolsa (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Those of you that were unemployed several years ago may remember display boards with attached hand written postcards advertising job vacancies.
    • Desks were moved to the walls, books were placed in the appropriate places and the rules were written on the board.
    • Mary is often forced to dodge missiles when she turns her back on her 31-member class to write on the board.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 2 2.1 (be accommodated) to board with sb alojarse or hospedarse en casa de algn 2.2 (at school) estar* interno, estar* pupilo (River Plate area/Río de la Plata)

Phrasal verbs

board out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento hospedar 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio hospedarse

board up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
cerrar* con tablas

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