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hole / agujero
 
hole   [həʊl]
A. -noun
1. (generally)   agujero (m),   hoyo (m)   (in road)   bache (m)
(=gap, opening)   boquete (m)   (in wall, defences, dam)   brecha (f)
(=burrow)   madriguera (f)   (Golf)   hoyo (m)
a. through a hole in the [clouds] =   a travénoun de un claro entre las nubes
b. to [dig] a hole =   cavar un hoyo
c. these socks are [full] of holes =   estos calcetines estánoun llenos de agujeros
·his argument is full of holes
·sus argumentos estánoun llenos de fallas
d. hole in the [heart] =   soplo (m) cardíaco
e. his injury [leaves] a hole in the team =   su lesiónoun deja un vacío en el equipo
f. to [make] a hole in something =   hacer un agujero en algo
·buying the car made a hole in his savings
·la compra del coche le costó una buena parte de sus ahorros
g. to [pick] holes in something   (figurative)   encontrar defectos en algo
h. to [wear] a hole in something =   agujerear algo
2. *   (figurative)
(=difficulty)   aprieto (m),   apuro (m)
·to be in a hole
*   estar en un apuro or aprieto
·he got me out of a hole
*   me sacó de un aprieto or apuro
3. *
(=dwelling, room)   cuchitril (m),   tugurio (m) especially Latin America
(=town)   poblacho (m),   pueblo (m) de mala muerte *
B. -transitive verb
1. (=make hole in)   (generally)   agujerear
[+ship]   abrir una brecha en
2. [+ball]   (Golf)   meter en el hoyo   (Snooker)   meter en la tronera
C. -intransitive verb   (Golf)
·to hole in one
·hacer un hoyo de un golpe
 
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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