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land / tierra
 
land   [lænd]
A. -noun
1. (=not sea)   tierra (f)
·land ho
·land ahoy!
·¡tierra a la vista!
a. to go/travel [by] land =   ir/viajar por tierra
b. [dry] land =   tierra (f) firme
·on dry land
·en tierra firme
c. to [make] land   (nautical)   tomar tierra
d. there was action at sea, [on] land, and in the air =   se combatió en mar, tierra y aire
e. to [sight] land =   divisar tierra
2. (agriculture, construction)
(=ground)   tierra (f),   tierras feminine plural
·160 acres of land
·160 acres de tierra
a. [agricultural] land =   tierra(noun) feminine(plural) agrícola(noun),   terreno (m) agrícola
b. [grazing] land =   tierra(noun) feminine(plural) de pastoreo,   tierra(noun) feminine(plural) para pastos
c. the [lay] or [lie] of the land   (literally)   la configuraciónoun del terreno
d. a [piece]/[plot] of land =   un terreno,   una parcela
e. [the] land   (agriculture)   la tierra
·to live off the land
·vivir de la tierra
·to work on the land
·trabajar or cultivar la tierra
·the drift from the land
·el éxodo rural
f. to see how the land lies
g. get the lie or lay of the land   tantear el terreno
arable  
3. (=property)   tierras feminine plural
·get off my land!
·¡fuera de mis tierras!
·to [own] land
·poseer tierras
4. (geography)
(=region)
a. [desert]/[equatorial]/[temperate] lands =   tierras feminine plural desérticas/ecuatoriales/templadas
5. (=nation, country)   paínoun (m)
·a land of opportunity/contrasts
·un paínoun de oportunidades/contrastes
·[throughout] the land
·en todo el paínoun
a. to be in the land of the living   humorous   estar en el mundo de los vivos,   estar vivito y coleando humorous
b. the land of milk and honey   el paraíso terrenal
c. to be in the Land of Nod   humorous   estar dormido,   estar roque Spain Spain
native  
B. -intransitive verb
1. (after flight)
[plane]   aterrizar   (on water)   amerizar,   amarizar   (on moon)   alunizar
a. to land [on] something
[bird, insect]   posarse en algo
·the Americans were the first to land on the [moon]
·los americanos fueron los primeros en llegar a la luna
2. (from boat)
[passenger]   desembarcar
3. (after fall, jump, throw)   caer
·I landed awkwardly
·caí en una mala postura
·the hat landed in my lap
·el sombrero me cayó en el regazo
·to land [on] one'noun back
·caer de espaldas
·to land on one'noun feet
(literally)   caer de pie   (figurative)   salir adelante
4. *   also land up   (in prison, hospital)   ir a parar *   (in   a),   acabar   (in   en)
·he landed in hospital   fue a parar al hospital *,   acabó en el hospital
C. -transitive verb
1. (=disembark, unload)
[+passengers]   desembarcar
[+cargo]   descargar
·vessels will have to land their catch at designated ports
·los buques tendránoun que descargar la pesca en los puertos designados
2. (=bring down)
[+plane]   hacer aterrizar
3. (=catch)
[+fish]   pescar,   conseguir pescar   (figurative)
[+job, contract]   conseguir
[+prize]   obtener
4. *
4.1. (=put, dump)
a. to land a [blow] on somebody'noun chin
b. land somebody a [blow] on the chin =   asestar a somebody, someone un golpe en la barbilla
c. they landed the [children] on me =   me endilgaron or endosaron a los niños *
4.2. to land somebody [in] something
·his comments landed him in [court]
·sus comentarios hicieron que acabara en los tribunales,   sus comentarios hicieron que fuera a parar a los tribunales *
·his extravagant lifestyle soon landed him in [debt]
·su estilo de vida extravagante pronto hizo que endeudase
·to land somebody in [it]
*   fastidiar or jorobar a somebody, someone pero bien *
·it landed me in a [mess]
me metió en un lío *
·to land somebody in [trouble]
·causar problemas a somebody, someone
·to land o.noun. in trouble
·meterse en problemas
4.3. (=encumber)
a. to land somebody [with] something/somebody =   endilgar algo/a somebody, someone a somebody, someone *,   endosar algo/a somebody, someone a somebody, someone *
·I got landed with the job
me endilgaron or endosaron el trabajo *
·I got landed with him for two hours
me lo endilgaron or endosaron dos horas *
·getting overdrawn could land you with big bank charges
·girar al descubierto te puede ocasionar enormes intereses bancarios
·how did you land yourself with all these debts?
·¿cómo acabaste tan endeudado?
·I've landed myself with a bit of a problem
·me he metido en un apuro
D. -compound
·land agent   -noun   administrador (m) / administradoa (f)
·land defences   -noun plural   defensas feminine plural de tierra
·land forces   -noun plural   fuerzas feminine plural de tierra
·land management   -noun   administraciónoun (f) de fincas
·land reclamation   -noun   reclamaciónoun (f) de tierras
·land reform   -noun   reforma (f) agraria
·land register
·land registry   -noun
(British, Great Britain)   catastro (m),   registro (m) catastral,   registro (m) de la propiedad inmobiliaria
·Land Rover   ®   -noun   (automobiles)   (vehículo (m)) todo terreno (m)
·land tax   -noun   contribuciónoun (f) territorial
·land [use]   -noun   uso (m) de la tierra
 
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