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guante / glove
guante   -noun masculine
1. glove
·hacer guantes
(sport)   to shadow-box
a. ajustarse como un guante   to fit like a glove
b. arrojar el guante   to throw down the gauntlet
c. de guante blanco
·crimen de guante blanco
·white-collar crime
·una campaña electoral de guante blanco
·a clean election campaign
·un partido de guante blanco
·a sporting match
·tratar con guante blanco
·to treat o handle with kid gloves
d. colgar los guantes   (Boxeo)   to quit boxing
(=jubilarse)   to retire
e. echar el guante a somebody, someone   to catch hold of somebody,   seize somebody
[policía]   to catch somebody
f. echar el guante a algo   to lay hold of something
g. recoger el guante   to take up the challenge
h. ser como un guante
(=obediente)   to be very meek and mild,   be submissive
·guante con puño   gauntlet
·guantes de boxeo   boxing gloves
·guantes de cabritilla   kid gloves
·guantes de cirujano   surgical gloves
·guantes de goma   rubber gloves
·guantes de jardinería   gardening gloves
·guantes de terciopelo   (figurative)   kid gloves
·guantes para uso quirúrgico   surgical gloves
2. (Chile)   whip,   cat-o'nine-tails
3. guantes
(=gratificaciónoun)   tip singular,   commission singular
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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