"machete" English translation

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"machete" in English

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"machete" in Spanish

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{masculine}

1. general

machete
machete (also: alfanje)
Para intentar imponer sus puntos de vista, tiende a practicar el método del machete.
In order to impose your views, you tend to use the cutlass method.
machete (also: hacha, peinilla)
con un machete se abrió paso en la maraña
he hacked his way through the tangled vegetation with a machete
Por cierto, no olvidemos que, llegado el caso, no hará falta importar armas del extranjero, pues se puede dar muerte y matar con machetes.
Besides, let us not forget that when push comes to shove, there is no need to import arms from abroad: machetes can be used for killing and murdering.
En efecto, hablando de carnicerías, Señorías, hubo cuatro millones de muertos en Uganda, a golpes de machete, no con armas de destrucción masiva: se mataron con machetes.
In fact, with regard to butchery, ladies and gentlemen: four million dead in Uganda, with machetes, not with weapons of mass destruction, they killed each other with machetes.
machete (also: agarrado, macheta, agarrada, apretado)
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tight-ass {noun} [Amer.] [coll.] (mean person)

2. South America

machete (also: comprimido, torpedo)
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cheat sheet {noun} [Amer.] [coll.]

3. South America, colloquial

machete (also: chuleta, torpedo, acordeón, comprimido)
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crib {noun} (for cheating in exam)

4. "pene", Venezuela, vulgar

machete (also: verga, picha, pichula, riata)
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prick {noun} [vulg.]

Synonyms (Spanish) for "machete":

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Synonyms (English) for "machete":

machete

Context sentences for "machete" in English

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SpanishEn efecto, hablando de carnicerías, Señorías, hubo cuatro millones de muertos en Uganda, a golpes de machete, no con armas de destrucción masiva: se mataron con machetes.
In fact, with regard to butchery, ladies and gentlemen: four million dead in Uganda, with machetes, not with weapons of mass destruction, they killed each other with machetes.