There are 2 translations of chuck in Spanish:

chuck1

Pronunciation: /tʃʌk/

n

  • 1 u [Culin]corte de carne vacuna del cuarto delantero
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    • Shred about 10 ounces cooked beef brisket or chuck.
    • Cut the pork, venison, chuck steak and kielbasa sausage into 2.5cm / 1in cubes, then toss together in the flour.
    • Similarly, the steak and kidney pie is now made with best blade steak rather than chuck beef.
  • 2 c [Tech] portabrocas (m) (before n) chuck key llave (f) de sujeción
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    • One of the challenges of crank grinding relates to clamping the workpiece in the chuck so that the crank pin can be cylindrically ground.
    • To make the feet, the turner placed an offset chuck on the lathe and turned this part of the leg along a second axis.
    • Other keyless devices consist of rotating knobs (similar to a chuck on a drill) on the slide mechanism.
  • 3 c (playful pat) palmadita (f)
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    • But let's be clear there - a chuck under the chin is quite sufficient to convince me that affection can last the distance.
    • He gave the toddler a chuck under the chin which earned him a toothy grin.
    • Kelly reached forward and gave her a token chuck under the chin.
  • 4 (as term of endearment) (BrE) [dialecto/dialect], cariño (m)
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    • I was wearing my tattered skirt with a black belt, my chucks, and a really weird purple Sex pistols shirt that I found in the garbage somewhere.

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There are 2 translations of chuck in Spanish:

chuck2

vt

  • 1 1.1 (throw) tirar, lanzar*, aventar* (Col, Méx, Per) ; (throw away) tirar, botar (AmL exc RPl) chuck it in the garbage tíralo a la basura, bótalo a la basura (AmL exc RPl) chuck me a towel/the ball tírame or (Col, Méx, Per tb) aviéntame una toalla/la pelota
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    • The pleasure of having a disk that is brimming to capacity, chucking it out and throwing in a new one that's 5 times the size is immeasurable.
    • A former Dutch prosecutor, who resigned last year after it emerged he had chucked his old PC out with the trash is in trouble again.
    • Besides, I felt relieved as I didn't have to chuck the stuff away.
    1.2 (give up) [colloquial/familiar] [job] dejar, plantar [familiar/colloquial]; [boyfriend/girlfriend] plantar [familiar/colloquial], botar (AmC, Chi) [familiar/colloquial], largar* (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] chuck it! ¡basta ya!
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    • There's amusement in his eyes as he strides into the room casually chucking his jacket over the back of the sofa.
    • People in the town feed these pigeons and until they stop chucking food about we will not get rid of them.
    • But I also agree with him that the second may be a bit more positive than just the government chucking money at traffic jams.
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    • McFadden has been through a lot: painfully and publicly dumped by her husband, then chucked again by the publicity-seeking Dan Corsi.
    • For the most part, it's about getting back at people who chucked you.
    • He becomes homesick, his girlfriend chucks him for a Tannadice midfielder, he takes to drink and gives up the game.
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    • That's when the Minish athlete chucked in her pensionable job for the hard world of professional athletics, but she has been an admirable student since then.
    • Oh, and did I mention that 12 months prior I had chucked in a cushy job in a University Science department to pursue this dream?
    • Freshly enrolled in Ballyfermot senior college in Dublin, the former waiter knew he was right to have chucked in his old job and turned his hand to journalism.
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    • I can understand why Sir Alex Ferguson is not chucking it.
    • He didn't have a problem that way, because at least I wasn't seen to be chucking it.
    • To adapt G. K. Chesterton's advice to another public worthy: chuck it, Hockney.
  • 2 (stroke) to chuck sb under the chin darle* una palmadita en la barbilla a algn
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    • ‘You won't go short!’ she says to her son in baby talk, chucking him under the chin.
    • Nicholas laughed and lightly chucked Susan under the chin.
    • She smiled wickedly and chucked him under the chin.

Phrasal verbs

chuck away

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (squander, waste) [colloquial/familiar] [money] derrochar, despilfarrar, tirar; [opportunity] desperdiciar 1.2chuck out 1 1

chuck in

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[job/studies] (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], dejar, mandar al diablo [familiar/colloquial] I'm going to chuck it (all) in voy a mandar todo al diablo [familiar/colloquial]

chuck out

[colloquial/familiar]
v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 (get rid of) [clothes/rubbish] tirar, botar (AmL exc RPl) 1.2 (reject) (BrE) [plan/suggestion] rechazar* 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o (expel) echar

chuck up

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.