Translation of bone in Spanish:
- 1.1 countable (Anatomy) this is too much for my poor old bonesyo ya no estoy para estos trotesI can feel it in my bonestengo ese presentimientomeat on/off the bonecarne (feminine) con/sin huesothe bare bones (of something)lo básico (de algo)as dry as a bonerequetesecoto be a bone of contentionser la manzana de la discordiato be close to the bone to cut something to the bonewe've cut costs to the bonehemos reducido los gastos a lo esencial or al mínimohe cut his finger to the bonese cortó el dedo hasta el huesoto have a bone to pick with somebodytener que ajustar cuentas con alguiento make no bones about somethingshe makes no bones about her sympathies/being an atheistno esconde or no oculta sus preferencias/que es atealet's make no bones about itno nos andemos con tapujos or con rodeosExample sentences1.2 countable (of fish) 1.3 countable
also: bones plural(of dead person)restos (masculine plural)
- Direct injury to the spine may cause a bone fracture anywhere along your vertebral column.
- Years ago we realized that if we combined all our accidents, there was hardly a bone in the human skeleton we hadn't broken.
- Bone marrow is a spongy tissue inside certain bones of the body that produces blood cells.
huesos (masculine plural) [colloquial]Example sentences
Example sentences1.4 uncountable (substance)
- Sighing, he pulled his weary bones to their feet and decided coffee was the best option.
- He lowered his aching bones to the floor after a harder day's work than he'd ever done.
- I dragged my tired bones to the bathroom to shave.
- Just ahead, in the wider section of the pass, the dried bones and carcasses of men and pack animals lay strewn about.
- We are still unburying the bones, the remains, of the people who got killed.
- In centuries past, graves would be exhumed, and any bones remaining would be collected and buried deeper down, thereby allowing fresh graves on top.
- The material would be gradually replaced by healthy, newly grown bone and blood vessels.
- My latest cut-down bone handled table knives have a near quadrant at the tip and cut unbelievably.
- The spongy bone material was then used for DNA extraction.
- Mining activity has been a constant source of bone and ivory artifacts over the last several decades.
- What's more, treasured wood was decorated with bone, jade, gold, bronze and shells adding to the value.
- The earliest example of European poetry about a stranded whale is an Anglo-Saxon inscription on a whale bone casket of about 700 AD.
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- The school's culinary dean recalls being hung from a meat hook for improperly boning veal during one of his 14-hour days as an apprentice in 1949 Germany.
- Clean and bone the fish, leaving their heads in place.
- Unless you are a dab-hand with the boning knife, ask the butcher to bone the chicken legs for you.
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