Translation of sock in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (for foot) ankle sockscalcetines cortosknee-length socks
soquetes (masculine plural) (Southern Cone)calcetines largosto pull one's socks up (British English)
medias hasta la rodilla (Latin America)esforzarseto put a sock in it (especially British English) [colloquial]
poner empeñocerrar el pico [colloquial]Example sentences1.2 (inner sole)
- In more formal settings, black over-the-calf stretch nylon cotton or wool socks are fitting.
- Cotton socks absorb moisture and keep feet drier than nylon socks.
- Fleece picks up lint easily and a fleece garment washed with wool socks or terry towels will never look the same again.
- 2 (punch) [colloquial]puñetazo (masculine)
piña (feminine) [colloquial]
trompada (feminine) (South America) [colloquial]
combo (masculine) (Chile) (Peru) [colloquial]Example sentences
- Instead of a hard sock in the arm, he got a soft smack in the arm.
- I was treated to a sock on the jaw by the same thugs later that night.
- The Maus mounted a 128 mm main gun that would punch through enemy armor like a thrown sock punches through a wall made out of gelatin.
- If Martin can succeed, the lineup has enough sock elsewhere to cash in.
- Coming up from the minors is the right-handed-hitting Juan Uribe, who has good sock but can be undisciplined on breaking balls.
- 3 uncountable(force) (American English) [colloquial]
- [colloquial]pegarle un puñetazo or [colloquial] una piña ato sock somebody one
pegarle una trompada a (South America) [colloquial]
pegarle un combo a (Chile) (Peru) [colloquial]darle una a alguien [colloquial]to sock it to somebody [colloquial]she was furious and really socked it to himestaba furiosa y le dijo de todogo out there on stage and sock it to 'em!¡sube al escenario y demuéstrales quién eres!Example sentences
- The guy protested and laid a hand on Novak - who responded by socking him and threatening to knock his teeth out.
- But this did nothing to stop Grant from fulfilling his end of the showdown; he socked Hearns with a straight right to the body and followed up with a left hook that must have made Hearns' cranium vibrate.
- He says he socked a taxi inspector at the airport.
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