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heel / talón
 
heel   1   [hi:l]
A. -noun
1. (anatomy)   talónoun (m)
·to turn on one'noun heel
·dar media vuelta
·to keep to heel
[+dog]   seguir de cerca al dueño
a. to be at or on somebody'noun heels   pisar los talones a somebody, someone
b. to bring somebody to heel   sobreponerse a somebody, someone,   meter a somebody, someone en cintura
c. to cool one'noun heels   *   estar plantado or de plantónoun
·I decided to leave him to cool his heels
·decidí hacerle esperar un rato,   decidí dejarlo plantado or de plantónoun un rato *
d. to dig in one'noun heels   *   empecinarse
e. to drag one'noun heels   arrastrar los pies
f. to follow hard on somebody'noun heels   seguir a somebody, someone muy de cerca
·to follow hard on the heels of something
·venir a renglónoun seguido de algo
g. to be hot on somebody'noun heels   pisar los talones a somebody, someone
h. to kick one'noun heels   *   estar plantado or de plantónoun
i. to show somebody a clean pair of heels   hacer tragar polvo a somebody, someone
j. to take to one'noun heels   *   echar a correr,   poner pies en polvorosa *
k. to be under the heel of   estar bajo los talones de
2. [of sock]   talónoun (m)
b. [of shoe]   tacónoun (m)
c. to be down at heel   ir desharrapado
3.   *
(=person)   sinvergüenza masculine and feminine,   canalla masculine and feminine
B. -transitive verb
1. [+shoe]   poner tapas a
2. [+ball]   taconear,   dar de tacónoun a
C. -intransitive verb
·heel!
·¡ven aquí!
D. -compound
·heel bar   -noun   rápido (m),   tienda (f) de reparaciónoun de calzado en el acto
 
heel / zozobrar
 
heel   2   [hi:l]   -intransitive verb   also to heel over   (nautical)   zozobrar,   escorar
 
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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