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Translation of "peg" - English-Spanish dictionary

peg

noun   /peɡ/
an object on a wall or door that you hang things on gancho, percha
UK ( also clothes peg, US clothespin) a small plastic or wooden object that is used to fasten clothes to a rope while they dry pinza
take someone down a peg or two
to show someone that they are not as important as they thought bajar los humos a alguien
(Definition of peg from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

peg

noun /peɡ/
a usually short, not very thick, piece of wood, metal etc used to fasten or mark something clavija, estaca There were four pegs stuck in the ground.
a hook on a wall or door for hanging clothes etc on percha, colgador Hang your clothes on the pegs in the cupboard.
(also clothes-peg) a wooden or plastic clip for holding clothes etc to a rope while drying. pinza
take (someone) down a peg (or two)
to make (a proud person) more humble bajar los humos a alguien We must find some way of taking her down a peg or two.
(Definition of peg from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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