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roof / tejado >
 
roof   [ru:f]
A. -noun
roofs   plural
a. [of building]   tejado (m) especially Spain,   techo (m) especially Latin America
b. [of car etcetera]   techo (m)
c. [flat] roof =   azotea (f)
d. to have a roof over one'noun [head] =   tener dónde cobijarse
e. the roof of [heaven] =   la bóveda celeste
f. the roof of the [mouth] =   el paladar
g. to live under the [same] roof =   vivir bajo el mismo techo
h. prices are going [through] the roof =   los precios estánoun por las nubes
i. he hit the roof   *   se subió por las paredes *
j. to lift the roof
(British, Great Britain)
k. raise the roof
(=protest)   poner el grito en el cielo
·when the staff arrived the infant was still raising the roof
·cuando el personal llegó, el niño todavía estaba llorando a grito pelado
·the cheers and roars of approval lifted the pavilion roof
·el pabellónoun se vino abajo con los vivas y los gritos de aprobaciónoun
B. -transitive verb
also roof in, roof over   techar,   poner techo a
·it is roofed in wood
·tiene techo de madera
·to roof a hut in or with wood
·poner techo de madera a una caseta
C. -compound
·roof garden   -noun   azotea (f) con flores y plantas
·roof rack   -noun
(especially British, Great Britain)   (automobiles)   baca (f),   portamaletas masculine invariable,   portaequipajes masculine invariable,   parrilla (f) Latin America
 
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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