Translation of "leg" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /leɡ/ us /leɡ/

A1 one of the parts of the body that is used for walking

My legs are tired after so much walking.
He broke his leg in the accident.

one of the parts that support a chair, table, etc.

a table leg
not have a leg to stand on

to have no chance of proving that something is true

no tener en qué basarse
If you don’t have a witness, you don’t have a leg to stand on.
pull someone’s leg

to try to persuade someone to believe something that is not true, as a joke

tomar el pelo a alguien
Is it really your car or are you pulling my leg?

(Translation of “leg” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /leɡ/

one of the limbs by which animals and man walk

The horse injured a front leg
She stood on one leg.

the part of an article of clothing that covers one of these limbs closely

He has torn the leg of his trousers.

a long, narrow support of a table etc

One of the legs of the chair was broken.

one stage in a journey, competition etc

the last leg of the trip
the second leg of the contest.
-legged /leɡid/

de … piernas/patas
a long-legged girl
a four-legged animal.
pull someone’s leg

(informal) to try as a joke to make someone believe something which is not true

tomar el pelo a alguien
You haven’t really got a black mark on your face – he’s only pulling your leg.

(Translation of “leg” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)