Significado de “leg” - Diccionario inglés

leg en inglés británico

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legnoun [ C ]

uk /leɡ/ us /leɡ/

leg noun [ C ] (PART)

A1 one of the parts of the body of a human or animal that is used for standing or walking:

My legs were tired after so much walking.
He broke his leg skiing.
The horse broke its front leg in the fall.

the part of a piece of clothing that you put your leg in:

He rolled up his trouser legs and waded into the water.

one of the thin vertical parts that support an object:

a chair/table leg

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leg noun [ C ] (STAGE)

a particular stage of a journey, competition, or activity:

He has tickets for the first leg of the NCAA Men's Hockey Championship.
The last leg of the race was Paris to London.

legverb

uk /leɡ/ us /leɡ/ UK informal
leg it

to run away in order to escape from something:

They legged it round the corner when they saw the police coming.

(Definición de leg de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

leg en inglés americano

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legnoun

us /leɡ/

leg noun (BODY PART)

[ C/U ] one of the parts of a human or animal body that is used for standing or walking, or one of the thin, vertical parts on which a piece of furniture stands:

[ C ] He broke his leg skiing.
[ C ] The table has carved legs.
[ U ] We had leg of lamb for dinner.

[ C/U ] The leg of a piece of clothing is the part you put your leg into.

leg noun (STAGE)

[ C ] a part of a trip, competition, or activity that has several stages:

the last leg of the race

leg noun (SIDE)

geometry [ C ] either one of the two sides that form the angle of 90° in a right triangle

(Definición de leg de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

leg en inglés de negocios

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legnoun

uk /leɡ/ us

[ C ] TRANSPORT one of the parts of a long journey:

the first/final leg On the final leg of the flight we sat in economy class.
not have a leg to stand on

to not have any way of supporting your opinion or defending your position on something:

The State Department doesn't have a leg to stand on if it's going to contradict its own analysis.
have legs informal

an idea or suggestion that has legs is considered to be something worth developing further:

We're looking at the proposed legislation and we think it's got legs.

(Definición de leg de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)