Translation of egg in Spanish:

egg

Pronunciation: /eg/

n

  • huevo (masculine) a fried/boiled egg un huevo frito or (Mexico/México) estrellado/pasado por agua scrambled eggs huevos revueltos or (Colombia) pericos poached eggs huevos escalfados or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) pochés egg beater [Cookery/Cocina] batidor (masculine) (helicopter) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], helicóptero (masculine) egg box huevera (feminine) egg donor donante (feminine) de óvulos a bad egg (lit) un huevo podrido (dishonest person) [colloquial, dated/familiar, anticuado], una mala persona a good egg [colloquial, dated/familiar, anticuado] un tipo bien [colloquial/familiar] he's a good egg es buena gente (Latin America/América Latina) , es un tipo bien [colloquial/familiar] as sure as eggs is o are eggs (British English/inglés británico) como que dos y dos son cuatro to have egg on one's face quedar mal to lay an egg [hen/insect] poner* un huevo (make blunder) [colloquial, dated/familiar, anticuado], meter la pata [colloquial/familiar] to put all one's eggs in one basket jugárselo* todo a una carta

Phrasal verbs

egg on

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
incitar, azuzar* to egg sb on to + infinitive/infinitivo incitar a algn a + infinitive/infinitivo, azuzar* a algn para que + subjunctive/subjuntivo

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