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carta

Translation of carta in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 2 (naipe) baraja de cartas
    deck o (inglés británico) pack of cards
    jugar a las cartas
    to play cards
    barajar/dar las cartas
    to shuffle/deal the cards
    a carta cabal, es honrado a carta cabal
    he's completely and utterly honest
    es un caballero a carta cabal
    he's a perfect o real gentleman
    echarle las cartas a alguien
    to tell somebody's fortune
    fue a que le echaran las cartas
    he went to have his fortune told
    jugar bien las cartas
    to play one's cards right
    jugarse la última carta
    to play one's last card
    todavía no me he jugado la última carta
    I still have one card up my sleeve o left to play
    jugárselo todo a una carta
    to risk everything on one throw
    no saber a qué carta quedarse, no sé a qué carta quedarme
    I don't know what to think
    I don't know which story ( o version etc) to believe
    poner las cartas boca arriba or sobre la mesa
    to put o lay one's cards on the table
    tomar cartas en algo
    to intervene in something
    voy a tener que tomar cartas en el asunto
    I'm going to have to step in o intervene

    Compounds

    cartas de tarot

    , cartas del Tarot
    sustantivo plural femenino
    • Tarot cards plural

    cartas españolas

    sustantivo plural femenino
    • Spanish playing cards plural
      (suits: bastos, espadas, copas, oros)

    cartas francesas

    , cartas de póker
    sustantivo plural femenino
    • French playing cards plural
      (suits: spades, hearts, clubs, diamonds)
Example sentences
  • La nueva carta bien diagramada luce fotografías atractivas.
  • Aunque es probable que jueguen sus últimas cartas próximamente.
  • Desde las cartas al director hasta los correos electrónicos.

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