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boot / bota
 
boot   1   [bu:t]
A. -noun   bota (f)
(=ankle boot)   borceguí (m)
a. to die with one'noun boots on   morir con las botas puestas
b. now the boot is on the other foot
(British, Great Britain)   ahora se ha dado vuelta a la tortilla
c. to give somebody the boot   *   despedir a somebody, someone,   poner a somebody, someone en la calle *
d. to get or be given the boot   *   ser despedido
e. he was quaking or shaking or trembling in his boots   le temblaban las piernas
f. to lick somebody'noun boots   hacer la pelotilla a somebody, someone *
g. to put the boot in
(British, Great Britain)   *   emplear la violencia   (figurative)   obrar decisivamente
big  
2. (British, Great Britain)   (automobiles)   maletero (m),   baúl (m) Southern Cone,   maletera (f) Andes, Chile,   cajuela (f) Mexico
3. (United States)   (automobiles)   also Denver boot   cepo (m)
B. -transitive verb
1. *
(=kick)   dar un puntapié a
·to boot somebody out
*   poner a somebody, someone de patitas en la calle *
2. (computing)   also boot up   cebar,   inicializar
C. -intransitive verb   (computing)   also boot up   cebar,   inicializar
D. -compound
·boot boy   *   -noun
(British, Great Britain)   camorrista (m)
·boot camp   -noun   (in army)   campamento (m) militar
(=prison)   prisiónoun civil con régimen militar
·boot polish   -noun   betúnoun (m)
·boot sale   -noun
(British, Great Britain)   also car boot sale   mercadillo (m) en el que se exponen las mercancías en el maletero del coche
 
boot / además
 
boot   2   [bu:t]
·to boot
-adverb
literary   ademánoun,   por añadidura
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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