grillo translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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1    (=insecto)   cricket  
  grillo cebollero, grillo real   mole cricket
2      (Bot)   (=brote)   shoot, sprout
3    grillos   (=cadenas)   fetters, shackles  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
! jaula de grillos n.
madhouse, crazy place
[Fig.] también olla de grillos-lugar de gran confusión y desorden (no tiene porque ser un manicomio)

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'grillo' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
poner grilletes {or} grillos a algn
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"grillo": examples and translations in context
Mi querida Olimpia... ponte guapa... que el grillo del marqués siempre salta. My dear Olimpia, dress up, 'cause this cricket of the Marquis is always jumping.
Un pequeño grillo en una jaula. A little cricket in a cage.
Precisamente, grillo, quizás demasiado buenas. Precisely, Grasshopper, but a little bit too nice.
Si tú eres una mariposa, yo soy un grillo. If you're a butterfly, then I'm a grasshopper.
La avispa salió, fue donde dejó el grillo y no lo halló. The digger wasp came out, went to where the grasshopper was and didn't find it.
Justo como un grillo, viejo truhán. Right as a cricket, old boy.
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