Translation of bone in Spanish:
- 1.1 countable (Anatomy) this is too much for my poor old bonesI can feel it in my bonesyo ya no estoy para estos trotesmeat on/off the bonetengo ese presentimientothe bare bones (of something)carne (feminine) con/sin huesoas dry as a bonelo básico (de algo)to be a bone of contentionrequetesecoto be close to the bone to cut something to the bonewe've cut costs to the boneser la manzana de la discordiahe cut his finger to the bonehemos reducido los gastos a lo esencial or al mínimoto have a bone to pick with somebodyse cortó el dedo hasta el huesoto make no bones about somethingshe makes no bones about her sympathies/being an atheisttener que ajustar cuentas con alguienlet's make no bones about itno esconde or no oculta sus preferencias/que es ateano nos andemos con tapujos or con rodeosExample sentences1.2 countable (of fish) 1.3 countable
also: bones plural(of dead person)restos (masculine plural)huesos (masculine plural) [colloquial]Example sentences
- 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.
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.
- (meat)(fish)quitarle las espinas aExample sentences
- 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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