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Translation of "weight" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [no plural]   /weɪt/
B1 how heavy someone or something is peso He’s about average height and weight.
the quality of being heavy peso The shelf collapsed under the weight of the books.
lose weight
If someone loses weight, they become lighter and thinner. perder peso, adelgazar You look thinner – have you lost weight?
put on/gain weight
If someone puts on weight or gains weight, they become heavier and fatter. ganar peso, engordar I put on a lot of weight when I lost my job.
gain weight
If someone gains weight, he or she becomes heavier and fatter. ganar peso, engordar I gained a lot of weight after I lost my job.
pull your weight
to work as hard as other people in a group trabajar lo que se debe The rest of the team complained that Sarah wasn’t pulling her weight.
(Definition of weight from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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