Übersetzung von “spot” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


noun /spɒt/ us /spɑt/

B1 a small, round mark that is a different colour from the surface it is on

There was a spot of blood on her shirt.
a blue shirt with white spots

a place

We found a good spot to park the car.

UK also UK/US pimple a small, red mark on your skin

He suffered with spots as a teenager.
verb /spɒt/ us /spɑt/ present participle spotting, past tense and past participle spotted

to see or notice something or someone

localizar, descubrir
She spotted the mistake and corrected it.
They were spotted together in London last week.

(Übersetzung von “spot” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


noun /spot/

a small mark or stain (made by mud, paint etc)

She was trying to remove a spot of grease from her skirt.

a small, round mark of a different colour/color from its background

His tie was blue with white spots.

a pimple or red mark on the skin caused by an illness etc

She had measles and was covered in spots.

a place or small area, especially the exact place (where something happened etc)

sitio, lugar
There was a large number of detectives gathered at the spot where the body had been found.

a small amount

Can I borrow a spot of sugar?
spotless adjective

very clean

sin mancha, impecable
a spotless kitchen.
spotlessly adverb

de manera impecable
Her house is always spotlessly clean.
spotlessness noun

spotted adjective

marked or covered with spots

moteado, con puntos
Her dress was spotted with grease
a spotted tie.
spotty adjective

(of people) covered with spots

con granos
a spotty face / young man.
spottiness noun

con aspecto moteado
spot check noun

an inspection made without warning, especially on items chosen at random from a group

control hecho al azar
We only found out about the flaw during a spot check on goods leaving the factory.
spotlight noun

(a lamp for projecting) a circle of light that is thrown on to a small area

The actor was lit by a single spotlight in the middle of the stage.
in a spot

in trouble

en un apuro/ aprieto
His failure to return the papers on time put her in a spot.
on the spot

at once

en el mismo momento
She liked it so much that she bought it on the spot
(also adjective) an on-the-spot decision.

in the exact place referred to; in the place where one is needed

en el lugar exacto
It was a good thing you were on the spot when he had his heart attack
(also adjective) our on-the-spot reporter.

(especially with put) in a dangerous, difficult or embarrassing position

en una situación incómoda
The interviewer’s questions really put the Prime Minister on the spot.
spot on adjective

very accurate or exactly on the target

en el blanco
His description of Mary was spot on!

(Übersetzung von “spot” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)