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Translation of "heel" - English-Spanish dictionary

heel

noun /hiːl/
the back part of the foot talón I have a blister on my heel.
the part of a sock etc that covers this part of the foot talón I have a hole in the heel of my sock.
the part of a shoe, boot etc under or round the heel of the foot tacón The heel has come off this shoe.
-heeled
de tacón… high-heeled shoes.
at/on one’s heels
close behind one en el fondo The thief ran off with the policeman close on his heels.
kick one’s heels
to be kept waiting quedarse plantado esperando I was left kicking my heels for half an hour.
take to one’s heels
to run away darse a la fuga, echar a correr, salir pitando The thief took to his heels.
to heel
(of dogs etc) at a person’s heel obedecer, seguir de cerca al dueño You must teach your dog to walk to heel in a busy street.
turn on one’s heel
to turn one’s back (and walk off) dar media vuelta Alice turned on her heels and walked out of the room.
(Definition of heel from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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