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finger / dedo
 
finger   [ˈfɪŋgər]
A. -noun
1. (anatomy)   dedo (m)
a. I can [count] on the fingers of one hand the number of times you've taken me out =   con los dedos de la mano se pueden contar las veces que me has sacado
b. to [cross] one'noun fingers
c. keep one'noun fingers [crossed]
·I'll keep my fingers crossed for you
·cruzo los dedos (por ti),   ojalá tengas suerte
·fingers crossed!
(for someone)   ¡(que tengas) suerte!,   ¡buena suerte!   (for yourself)   ¡deséame suerte!
d. [index] finger =   (dedo (m)) índice (m)
e. they never [laid] a finger on her =   no le pusieron la mano encima
f. he didn't [lift] a finger to help us =   no movió un dedo para ayudarnos
·she never lifts a finger around the house
·nunca mueve un dedo para ayudar en la casa
g. [little] finger =   (dedo (m)) meñique (m)
h. [middle] finger =   (dedo (m)) corazónoun (m) or medio (m)
i. [ring] finger =   (dedo (m)) anular (m)
j. to [snap] one'noun fingers =   chasquear los dedos
·she only has to snap her fingers and he comes running
·no tiene masculineánoun que chasquear los dedos y él viene corriendo
k. to burn one'noun fingers
l. get one'noun fingers burnt   pillarse los dedos
m. to get or pull one'noun finger out   *   espabilarse
n. to have a finger in every pie   estar metido en todo
o. to point the finger at somebody   acusar a somebody, someone,   señalar a somebody, someone
·evidence points the finger of suspicion at his wife
·las pruebas señalan a su mujer como sospechosa
p. to put one'noun finger on something
·there'noun something wrong, but I can't put my finger on it
·hay algo que está mal, pero no nouné exactamente qué
·there was nothing you could put your finger on
·no había nada concreto
q. to slip through one'noun fingers   escapársele de las manos
r. to be all fingers and thumbs   ser un/una manazas,   ser muy desmañadoa
s. he'noun got her twisted round his little finger   hace con ella lo que quiere
t. to put two fingers up at somebody
u. give somebody the two fingers   *   hacer un corte de mangas a somebody, someone *
v. to work one'noun fingers to the bone   dejarse la piel trabajando *
twist  
2. [of glove]   dedo (m)
3. (=shape)   franja (f)
·a finger of smoke
·una franja de humo
·a finger of land projecting into the sea
·una lengua de tierra adentrándose en el mar
4. (=measure)
a. [of drink]   dedo (m)
B. -transitive verb
1. (=touch)   toquetear
2. (British, Great Britain)   *
(=betray, inform on)   delatar
3. (music)
[+piano]   teclear
[+guitar]   rasguear
[+music score]   marcar la digitaciónoun de
C. -compound
·finger bowl   -noun   lavafrutas masculine invariable
·finger buffet   -noun   buffet (m) de canapénoun
·finger food   -noun   (for babies)   comida que los bebénoun pueden agarrar y comer con las manos
(United States)   canapénoun masculine plural
·finger paint   -noun   pintura (f) para pintar con los dedos
 
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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