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cruz

  
      sf  
1    (=figura)   cross  
→ en cruz      cross-shaped  
coloque los dos palos en cruz      put the two sticks in a cross-shape o in the shape of a cross  
con los brazos en cruz      with one's arms outstretched  
→ firmar con una cruz      to make one's mark  
→ hacerse cruces      to cross o.s.  
se hacía cruces cada vez que oía una palabrota      he crossed himself every time he heard a swearword  
MODISMOS cargar la cruz        (Méx)  
*   to have a hangover  
MODISMOS ¡cruz y raya!      that's quite enough!, no more!  
a partir de ahora, a los Pérez, ¡cruz y raya!      that's it, I'm through with the Pérez family! o I've had it with the Pérez family!  
MODISMOS por éstas que son cruces      by all that is holy  
MODISMOS quedar en cruz      to be in an agonizing situation  
  cruz de hierro   iron cross  
  Cruz del Sur   Southern Cross  
  cruz de Malta   Maltese Cross  
  cruz de mayo     (LAm)  
  cruz gamada   swastika  
  cruz griega   Greek cross  
  cruz latina   Latin cross  
  Cruz Roja   Red Cross
2    (=suplicio)  
¡qué cruz tengo con estos hijos!      these kids of mine are a nightmare! *     
cada uno lleva su cruz      each of us has his cross to bear  
3    [+de espada]   hilt  
[+de ancla]  
crown,   (Tip)   dagger
4    [+de moneda]   tails  
¿cara o cruz?      heads or tails?  
5      (Zool)   withers    pl  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
en cruz exp.
cross-shaped

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
heads or tails?
exp.
no more!
(MODISMOS)
exp.
that's quite enough!
(MODISMOS)
exp.
he supports Cruz Azul
[Latam];[Sport] Méx
exp.
both sides of a question
nm.
cross stitch
exp.
to have a hangover
[Latam] Méx;(MODISMOS)
exp.
to be in an agonizing situation
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to make one's mark
exp.
St John of the Cross
exp.
each of us has his cross to bear
exp.
with one's arms outstretched
exp.
he was carrying the heavy cross
exp.
the Descent from the Cross
exp.
we tossed for it
exp.
put the two sticks in a cross-shape {o} in the shape of a cross
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'cruz' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
la Cruz
[Rel.]
exp.
si sale cruz pierdes
exp.
cara o cruz
exp.
ha sido mi cruz
exp.
echar cara o cruz
exp.
marcar con una cruz
exp.
echar a cara o cruz
exp.
echar a cara o cruz
exp.
jugárselo a cara o cruz
exp.
cada quien carga su cruz
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"cruz": examples and translations in context
Marqué con una cruz para enseñarte dónde vive papá. I've marked in a cross to show you where your daddy lives.
Tienes que darle la cruz mañana. You have to give the cross back tomorrow.
Cara yo gano, cruz tu pierdes. Heads I win, tails you lose.
Si revolea la moneda de 5¢ 10 veces sacará: Cara, cara, cruz, cara, cruz, cruz, cruz, cara, cruz, cruz. If you flip the nickel 10 times, you'll get heads, heads, tails, heads, tails, tails, tails, heads, tails, tails.
Estabas ahí cuando encontraste la cruz. That is where you were when you found the cross.
Debemos comprarle una cruz de caoba. We ought to buy a cross of mahogany.
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