EN poke
volume_up
{noun}

1. general

poke (also: jab, poker, skewer, spit)

2. "jab"

poke (also: buffet, bump, knock, stroke)

3. "with elbow"

poke (also: nudge, prod, dig, jab)

4. "wallet"

5. "punch", American English, colloquial

poke (also: thump)
volume_up
mamporro {m} [coll.]
pegarle un mamporro en la nariz a algn
pegarle un mamporro en la nariz a algn
pegarle un puñetazo en la nariz a algn
pegarle un puñetazo en la nariz a algn

6. "purse", American English, colloquial

poke (also: change purse, purse)
poke
volume_up
chauchera {f} [Chile]

7. "sexual act", British English, vulgar

poke (also: bang, bonk)
volume_up
polvo {m} [slg.]
poke (also: fuck)
volume_up
cogida {f} [Mex.] [vulg.]

Context sentences for "poke" in Spanish

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EnglishWe are effectively being asked to buy the bovine equivalent of a pig in a poke.
Nos están pidiendo convincentemente que aceptemos el equivalente bovino del gato por liebre.
EnglishHe cannot expect the citizens of Europe to buy a pig in a poke.
No puede pretender que a los ciudadanos europeos les den gato por liebre.
EnglishThe state has no right to poke its nose into such matters.
No se debe discriminar a nadie por su orientación sexual ni por su género.
EnglishThe state has no right to poke its nose into such matters.
El Estado no tiene derecho a meter las narices en este tipo de cuestiones.
EnglishTo vote in favour of the directive would be like buying a pig in a poke.
Votar a favor de la directiva equivaldría a votar a ciegas.
EnglishThe electorate, I am convinced, will not be forced to buy a pig in a poke.
Estoy convencido de que los electores y las electoras no se verán en la obligación de aceptar que "les den gato por liebre».
Englishshut up and don't poke your nose into other people's business!
cállate y no te metas en lo que no te importa
EnglishThe private sector has been quick to spot the pig in a poke and has shown Galileo a clean pair of heels.
El sector privado ha descubierto enseguida que le estaban dando gato por liebre y ha puesto pies en polvorosa.
Englishto poke a fork into the meat to see if it's done
pincha la carne con un tenedor a ver si está hecha
EnglishI rather feel that we are buying a pig in a poke.
Tengo la sensación de que actuamos a ciegas.
EnglishThe Council wants us to buy a pig in a poke.
El Consejo quiere darnos gato por liebre.
Englishit's easy to poke holes in their argument
es fácil echar por tierra su argumento
Englishto give the fire a poke to get it going
remueve las brasas para avivar el fuego
Englishthey poke fun at him because he's so fat
EnglishIf you buy a pig in a poke, as our colleagues here have done, then you should not be surprised if you end up with a mess.
Si algunos compran en arca cerrada, como es el caso aquí de las y los colegas, no hay que admirarse luego que la liebre sea gato.
Englishyou've bought yourself a pig in a poke
Englishto poke sb in the eye
Englishshe gave him a poke in the ribs
Englishto poke sb's eye out
Englishdon't poke your nose in