Significado de “tail” - en el Diccionario Inglés

tail en inglés británico

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tailnoun [ C ]

uk /teɪl/ us /teɪl/

tail noun [ C ] (ANIMAL)

B2 a part of an animal's body, sticking out from the base of the back, or something similar in shape or position:

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  • With a flick of its tail, the cat was gone.
  • With a powerful lash of its tail, the fish jumped out of the net and back into the river.
  • The cat's tail was peeping out from under the bed.
  • She plaited the horse's tail.

tail noun [ C ] (BOTTOM)

US tail someone's bottom:

You've just got to get off your tail and start looking for a job.

tailverb [ T ]

uk /teɪl/ us /teɪl/

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

tail en inglés americano

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tailnoun [ C ]

us /teɪl/

tail noun [ C ] (BODY PART)

a part of the body of an animal attached to the base of the back, or something similar in shape or position:

The dog greeted us, wagging its tail.
The comet’s tail glowed in the night sky.

tail noun [ C ] (PERSON WHO FOLLOWS)

infml someone who secretly follows and watches another person:

Police put a tail on the suspect as he left the airport.

tailverb [ T ]

us /teɪl/ infml

tail verb [ T ] (FOLLOW)

to secretly follow and watch someone:

FBI agents tailed him for a month.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Definición de tail del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)