¿Sabías que...?: ¿Sabías que el perejil tiene más potasio que el plánato?
tip / punta
tip   1   [tɪp]   -noun
1. (=end)
a. [of knife, paintbrush, finger, nose]   punta (f)
b. [of shoe, boot]   puntera (f)
·he stood on the tips of his [toes]
·se puso de puntillas
·he touched it with the tip of his toe
·lo tocó con la punta del pie
·[from] tip to toe
·de pies a cabeza
·the southern tip of Florida
·el extremo sur de Florida
c. it'noun only the tip of the iceberg   no es masculineánoun que la punta del iceberg
d. I had it or it was on the tip of my tongue   lo tenía en la punta de la lengua
2. (=protective piece)
a. [of umbrella]   contera (f)
3. (=filter)
a. [of cigarette]   filtro (m)
tip / propina
tip   2   [tɪp]
A. -noun
1. (=gratuity)   propina (f)
·to [give] somebody a tip
·dar una propina a somebody, someone
·to [leave] (somebody) a tip
·dejar propina (a somebody, someone)
2. (=hint)   consejo (m)   (Racing, Gambling)   pronounóstico (m)
·to [give] somebody a tip
·dar un consejo a somebody, someone
·let me give you a tip
·déjame que te un consejo
·[take] a tip from an old friend and leave well alone
·acepta un consejo de un viejo amigo y mantente bien alejado
·a [hot] tip
(Racing, Gambling)   un pronounóstico fiable
B. -transitive verb
1. [+driver, waiter]   dar una propina a
·she tipped the barman ten dollars
·le dio diez dólares de propina or una propina de diez dólares al barman
·I never know how much to tip
·nunca nouné cuánto dar de propina
2. (Racing, Gambling)
·to tip the winner
·pronosticar quiénoun va a ganar
·her horse was tipped to win
·se pronosticaba que su caballo sería el ganador
·they are tipped to win the next election
·son los favoritos para ganar las próximas elecciones
·he is already being tipped [as] a future prime minister
·ya se habla de él como de un futuro primer ministro
C. -intransitive verb
(=give gratuity)   dar propina
tip / vertedero
tip   3   [tɪp]
A. -noun
1. (=rubbish dump)   vertedero (m),   basurero (m),   basural (m) Latin America,   tiradero(noun) masculine(plural) Mexico
2. (British, Great Britain)   *
·this room is a tip
este cuarto es una pocilga *
B. -transitive verb
1. (=tilt)   inclinar
·he tipped the soup bowl towards him
·inclinó el cuenco de sopa hacia nouní
·to tip somebody off their seat
·quitar a somebody, someone de su asiento (inclinándolo)
·tip the cat off the chair
·inclina un poco la silla para que se baje el gato
·to tip one'noun [hat] to somebody
·saludar a somebody, someone con el sombrero or ladeando el sombrero
a. to tip the balance or scales (in somebody'noun favour/against somebody)   inclinar la balanza (a favor de somebody, someone/en contra de somebody, someone)
b. to tip somebody over the edge   (into insanity)   sumir somebody, someone en la locura
2. (=pour)
·to tip something [into] something: tip the vegetables into a bowl
·eche las verduras en un cuenco
·they tip the rubbish into the river
·vierten or tiran la basura en el río
·he tipped some sweets into her hand
·le echó unos caramelos en la mano
·she tipped her things [out of] the suitcase
·volcó la maleta y sacó sus cosas
C. -intransitive verb
1. (=incline)   inclinarse,   ladearse
(=topple)   also tip over   volcarse,   voltearse Latin America
2. (=dump rubbish)   tirar or Latin America botar basura
·no tipping
·prohibido arrojar basura
3. it'noun [tipping] (down)   *   está diluviando *
tip / golpecito
tip   4   [tɪp]
A. -noun
(=tap)   golpecito (m)
B. -transitive verb
(=tap, touch)   tocar ligeramente
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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