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American English: /ˈteɪbəl/
British English: /ˈteɪb(ə)l/

Translation of table in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (piece of furniture) dinner's on the table!
    ¡la cena está servida!
    he painted the royal family at table
    pintó a la familia real sentada a la mesa
    don't do that at the table
    no hagas eso en la mesa
    come and sit at or (British also) on our table
    siéntate con nosotros
    to lay or set the table to clear the table
    levantar or (Spain) quitar la mesa
    to book a table for four
    reservar una mesa para cuatro
    bridge/billiard table
    mesa de bridge/billar
    the terrorists have agreed to come to the negotiating table
    los terroristas han aceptado sentarse a la mesa de negociaciones
    on the tablesome new proposals are now on the table
    hay nuevas propuestas sobre el tapete
    the offer on the table at the moment is unacceptable
    la oferta que han hecho es inaceptable
    to lay something on the table
    proponer algo
    to drink somebody under the tableshe can drink you under the table
    te da cien mil vueltas bebiendo
    one glass of sherry and I'm under the table!
    una copa de jerez y ya no me tengo en pie
    to turn the tablesthe tables are turned
    se ha vuelto or (Southern Cone) se ha dado vuelta la tortilla [colloquial]
    they managed to turn the tables on their adversaries
    lograron volverles las tornas a sus adversarios
    she then turned the tables on the interviewer
    entonces empezó ella a hacerle preguntas al entrevistador
    (before noun) (knife/lamp/salt/wine)
    de mesa
    table dancing
    (striptease o baile erótico realizado sobre o junto a una mesa)
    his table manners leave a lot to be desired
    sus modales en la mesa dejan mucho que desear
    Example sentences
    • He made occasional furniture pieces such as tables and chairs, as well as picture frames.
    • Around the edges of the room were pieces of furniture like tables and a few chairs.
    • The woodwork in the show includes large furniture items like tables, benches and screens as well as plates, letters openers and wine corkstoppers.
    1.2under the table he was paid $10,000 under the table
    le pagaron 10.000 dólares bajo cuerda or bajo mano
    (before noun) under-the-table
    1.3 (people seated at table)
    Example sentences
    • After he left we discovered that he had insisted on paying for the meal for the whole table.
    • In the end, the table settled on getting a jug of red lemonade and a jug of water.
    • Everyone at the table seemed to instantly get up, and soon other tables followed suit.
  • 2 2.1 (list) multiplication or [colloquial] times tables
    tablas de multiplicar
    the four-/ten-times table
    la tabla del cuatro/diez
    table of contents
    Example sentences
    • Their current position in the table is a testament to the kind of hard work, patience and stability that is very rare in football nowadays.
    • This result took Burley to the top of the table, a position they strengthened further with a win at Menston on Monday.
    • Since then they have won ten of their last 11 league games to finish a creditable fourth in the final table.
    also: league table
  • 3 (tablet) (Bible)the tables of the law
    las tablas de la ley

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (US) (postpone)
    postergar (esp Latin America)
    Example sentences
    • I move that that issue be tabled, that we may select a new First Councilor.
    • The abduction issue would be tabled if bilateral talks are resumed possibly later this month.
    • Following Council's usual practice, this motion was tabled, to be considered with other financial commitments at the end of the meeting.
    1.2 (British) (submit)
    Example sentences
    • The discussions tabled during the meeting focused on creating a more unique festival atmosphere specific to Pattaya and reducing the time frame of the event.
    • Plans for the reception centres are expected to be tabled at a meeting of the British, Italian, Spanish, French and German justice ministers in Florence in October.
    • The same sources emphasise that the American has not yet formally tabled any bid for any further shares, never mind the Irish pair's vast holding.
  • 2 (list)
    presentar en forma de tabla
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