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cordero

, a  
a       sm/f     (Zool)   lamb  
MODISMOS ¡no hay tales corderos!      it's nothing of the sort!  
MODISMOS es (como) un cordero      he wouldn't say "boo" to a goose, he's as quiet as a mouse  
  cordero asado   roast lamb  
  Cordero de Dios   Lamb of God  
  cordero lechal   young lamb
b       sm   (=piel)   lambskin
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
nm.
young lamb ; milk-fed lamb
exp.
baby lamb
exp.
(older) lamb
exp.
they offered up a lamb to the gods
exp.
leg of lamb
exp.
that's just the trouble
(MODISMOS)
exp.
he's as quiet as a mouse
(MODISMOS)
exp.
he wouldn't say "boo" to a goose
(MODISMOS)
exp.
that's the crux of the matter
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it's nothing of the sort!
(MODISMOS)
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'cordero' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
el cordero pascual
exp.
el Cordero de Dios
exp.
de segundo había cordero asado
exp.
una pierna de cordero
exp.
comimos asado de cordero
exp.
un lobo disfrazado de cordero
(IDIOMS)
exp.
más manso que un cordero
(IDIOMS)
exp.
más manso que un cordero
(IDIOMS)
exp.
cuarto (trasero) de cordero
exp.
mirar a algn con ojos de cordero
(IDIOMS)
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"cordero": examples and translations in context
Es cordero preparado lentamente al orégano. It's lamb cooked very, very slowly in oregano.
Parezco chuleta de cordero con pantalones. Makes me look like a lamb chop with pants on.
Tienen ñoquis y ravioles... en Inglaterra tenemos cordero. You have gnocchi and ravioli... in England we have mutton.
Quiere hablarte del cordero de Nueva Zelanda. He wants to talk to you about some New Zealand mutton.
Nadie te confundiría con un cordero. No one would ever mistake you for a lamb.
Utilizamos la ternura del cordero a nuestro favor. We use the tenderness in the lamb to our advantage.
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