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grass / hierba
 
grass   [grɑ:s]
A. -noun
1. (botany)   hierba (f),   yerba (f)
(=lawn)   césped (m),   pasto (m) Latin America,   grama (f) Latin America
(=pasture)   pasto (m)
·keep off the grass
·prohibido pisar la hierba
·to put a horse out to grass
·echar un caballo al pasto
a. not to let the grass grow under one'noun feet   no dormirse
·the grass is always greener on the other side (of the fence)
·nadie está contento con su suerte
2. **
(=marijuana)   marihuana (f),   mota (f) Latin America Latin America
3. (British, Great Britain)   **
(=person)   soplónoun (m) / soplónounona (f)
B. -intransitive verb
(British, Great Britain)   **   soplar *,   dar el chivatazo *
·to grass on
·delatar a
C. -transitive verb
also to grass over   cubrir de hierba
D. -compound
·grass court   -noun   (Tennis)   pista (f) de hierba
·grass cutter   -noun   cortacésped (m)
·grass roots   -noun plural   (figurative)   base (f)
·grass snake   -noun   culebra (f)
·grass widow   -noun
(especially United States)   (divorced, separated)   mujer (f) separada o divorciada
(British, Great Britain)   humorous   mujer (f) cuyo marido está ausente
·grass widower   -noun
(especially United States)   (divorced, separated)   hombre (m) separado o divorciado
(British, Great Britain)   humorous   marido (m) cuya mujer está ausente
 
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