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Translation of "spot" - English-Spanish dictionary

spot

noun /spot/
a small mark or stain (made by mud, paint etc) mancha She was trying to remove a spot of grease from her skirt. a small, round mark of a different colour/color from its background punto His tie was blue with white spots. a pimple or red mark on the skin caused by an illness etc grano 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 poquito 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 aseo 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 foco 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!
(Definition of spot from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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