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Spanish translation of “peg”

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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