Translation of quid in Spanish:

quid

Pronunciation: /kwɪd/

n (plural quid)

  • 1 (pound) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], libra (feminine) three quid each tres libras cada uno to be quids in sacar* ganancia
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    • I was twenty four at the time, and I hadn't yet paid back a single penny of the three thousand quid he lent me to buy my first car.
    • You pay forty quid a month to watch advertising you also pay for.
    • The lodger has moved out, leaving me three hundred quid a month short.
  • 2 (lump) he was chewing on a quid of tobacco estaba mascando tabaco quids of tobacco tabaco (masculine) de mascar
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    • Aagaard recorded that some of the crewmen traded fossils for tobacco, quoting them as saying, ‘What were fossils good for when you had Navy cut and juicy quids?’
    • I rehydrated the dried leaves and rolled up three quids.
    • Almost all habitual chewers use tobacco with or without the betel quid.

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