Translation of water in Spanish:
- 1 drinking/running waterturn the water onagua potable/corriente(at main)abre la llave de paso del aguada el agua(from faucet)the water has risen/gone downabre la llave or (Spain) el grifo or (River Plate area) la canilla or (Peru) el cañohard/soft waterlas aguas han subido/bajadoto be/lie under wateragua dura/blandathe kitchen was 2 ft under waterestar/quedar inundadohigh/low waterla cocina tenía 2 pies de aguathey headed for the open watermarea (feminine) alta/bajastill/rough waterpusieron rumbo al mar abiertohe's gone through a patch of rough wateraguas tranquilas/agitadasto go across o over the waterha pasado por un período bastante tormentosofrom across the watercruzar a la otra orillacruzar el charco [colloquial]to make water (ship) by waterde la otra orilladel otro lado del charco [colloquial]to spend money like waterpor barcoRutland Watergastar dinero como si fuera aguagastar a manos llenaslike water off a duck's back I keep telling her to study but it's water off a duck's backel lago Rutlandof the first waterestoy constantemente diciéndole que estudie pero le resbala or pero es como quien oye llover(person)de primer orden(lit: diamond)to be in deep water(s)de primera calidadto be in/get into hot waterestar con el agua al or hasta el cuelloto get into deep water(s) to hold waterestar/meterse en una buena [colloquial]that theory just doesn't hold watertenerse en pieto pour o throw cold water over somethingesa teoría hace agua por todos ladosto test the water water under the bridgethat's all water under the bridgeponerle trabas a algoa lot of water has flowed under the bridge since we last meteso ya es agua pasadaha corrido mucha agua bajo el puente or ha llovido mucho desde la última vez que nos vimos(before noun) (temperature/meter)del agua(bird/plant)Example sentences
- They are dissolved in warm water and the liquid is taken as a drink between meals.
- Brine is a solution of sodium chloride and water that may or may not contain other salts.
- Its normally the ions that react with other chemicals when dissolved in water.
- 2 2.1 (urine) [formal] [euphemistic]to pass o make water2.2 (Medicine)water on the brain water on the kneehacer aguas (menores) [euphemistic]hacer de las aguas (Mexico) [euphemistic]Example sentences
- Swimming may be a symbol of birth, expressing a wish to return to the peace and safety of the waters of the womb.
- The epidural did not work and fell out and my waters were broken without my consent.
- 3also: waters plural3.1(of sea, river)the waters of the Mediterraneanaguas (feminine plural)to fish in muddy o troubled waters to muddy the waterslas aguas del Mediterráneostill waters run deepenmarañar or enredar las cosas3.2 (at spa) See examples: to take the waters 3.3del agua mansa líbreme Dios, que de la brava me libro yo(amniotic fluid)the/her waters brokeaguas (feminine plural)Example sentences
- The waters of Dongting Lake and the Xiangjiang River, which flows through the provincial capital of Changsha, are near all-time highs.
- He floated on the surface of the lake; its waters were far denser than normal water.
- In the opera's famous opening scene, deep in the waters of the Rhine river, Wagner unfolds an immense, rolling E-flat major chord.
- her eyes began to waterchopping onions makes my eyes waterempezaron a llorarle los ojos or a saltársele las lágrimashis mouth wateredpicar cebolla me hace llorarthe smell made my mouth waterse le hizo agua la boca or (Spain) la boca aguase me hizo agua la boca or (Spain) se me hizo la boca agua con el olor
- 1.1 (sprinkle)(plant/garden)1.2 (irrigate)(river)Example sentences1.3 (give to drink)
(horse/cattle)dar de beber aExample sentences1.4 (add water to)
- For centuries people believed the Garden of Eden was a sunny parkland watered by rivers meandering gently beneath a blue sky.
- The telltale marks recall a lost world from 175 million years ago when neither cliffs nor sea were there and the area was a near-tropical coastal plain watered by rivers from the Pennines.
- Ladakh is watered by the River Indus on its way down to the Punjab, and many a grain of sand in the Indian Ocean may well have once formed part of a stone in the land behind the Himalayas.
(mixture)ponerle or echarle agua aExample sentences
- She rode onward, stopping only to water her horse or to walk him every now and than.
- But up to 1962, they were grazing and watering cattle there, pending their slaughter.
- I fed the chickens, and watered the goats; I even found time to fluff the cats.
- As a malt lover, I am in the camp that says watering down the whisky is precisely what you want to do, since this reveals its subtle intricacies.
- It's like drinking club soda that has been watered down and mixed with flat light beer.
- And watering down the whiskey isn't the best way to keep your customers loyal.
- I arrived back to my house and saw my grandpa was watering the flowers outside.
- It was also used for watering the flowers in the churchyard, and for drinking water.
- Alison was watering the potted herbs that grew behind the house.
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