Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “old chestnut” en inglés

See all translations

old chestnut

informal
a subject, idea, or joke that has been discussed or repeated so often that it is not funny any more: I wondered whether there might, after all, be some truth in the old chestnut that one's school days are the happiest of one's life.
Traducciones de “old chestnut”
en chino (tradicionál) 老掉牙的話題(或想法、笑話)…
en chino (simplificado) 老掉牙的话题(或想法、笑话)…
(Definition of old chestnut from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Palabra del día

shampoo

a liquid used for washing hair, or for washing particular objects or materials

Palabra del día

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Aprende más 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Aprende más