There are 2 translations of skid in Spanish:

skid1

Pronunciation: /skɪd/

n

  • 2 (for moving goods) rastra (f) to be on the skids [colloquial/familiar] ir* cuesta abajo to hit the skids empezar* a ir cuesta abajo to put the skids under sb hacerle* or (Esp) ponerle* la zancadilla a algn, (a)serrucharle el piso a algn (CS) that put the skids under our proposals eso dio al traste con nuestras propuestas
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    • Unmarked crates, heavy machinery, and piles upon piles of empty skids filled the most of it.
    • He constructed very long, rough wooden skids which he assembled into semi-geometric structures.
    • The lumber coming off the saw is bundled and tagged and stacked on a skid.
  • 3 (support) (AmE) larguero (m)
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    • Contrast that with a gas turbine, which is shipped on a skid and essentially needs only to be hooked up.
    • It had a shorter hinged shoulder support plate and a skid type bipod.

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of skid in Spanish:

skid2

vi (-dd-)

  • [car/plane/wheels] patinar, derrapar; [person] resbalarse; [object] deslizarse* the car skidded on the ice el coche patinó or derrapó en el hielo we skidded off the road/into a tree patinamos or derrapamos y nos salimos de la carretera/y chocamos contra un árbol the vehicle skidded to a halt el vehículo se detuvo tras dar un patinazo I skidded across the kitchen floor (me) resbalé y me fui de un lado al otro de la cocina
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    • His bike skidded sideways and hit the road divider.
    • It is understood that the vehicle skidded after avoiding a car involved in another accident, mounted the verge and became impaled on a pole projecting from a crash barrier.
    • The bike was skidding sideways, and it slammed into the branch.
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    • Her bare feet skidded and slid over the dirt, sandals long since broken in the fight.
    • I skidded, slipped, cursed, crashed, and generally regressed one full level in ability.
    • Begin your powder turn and then instead of hitting your edges hard to carve a turn, stand up on two feet and let your skis slide or skid diagonally across the fall line.

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Word of the day lámpara
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lamp …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.