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tío {masculine}

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1. general
tenía un tío en Australia a quien había perdido de vista hacía mucho tiempo
she had a long-lost uncle in Australia
tutelaba al huérfano un tío materno
the orphan was in the charge of a maternal uncle
le escribió a su tío diciéndole que volvía a casa
she wrote her uncle that she was coming home
tío (also: tipo)
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chap {noun} [Brit.] [coll.]
tío (also: tipo, tipa, tía)
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bod {noun} [Brit.] [coll.] (person)
tío (also: tipo, tipa, tia)
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customer {noun} [coll.] (fellow)
tío (also: tipo, tipa, tía)
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number {noun} [coll.] (individual)
tío (also: tipo, tipa, tía, cuate, cuata, gallo, galla)
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stick {noun} [coll.] (person)
2. Spain
estaba enrollado con un tío hablando de política
he was deep in a conversation about politics with some guy
¡joder con el tío este! se cree que lo sabe todo
can you believe this guy! he really thinks he knows it all
that guy's such a jerk!
3. colloquial
tío (also: colega, tipo)
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chappy {noun} [Brit.] [coll.]
4. Spain, colloquial
tío (also: sinvergüenza, tipo)
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blighter {noun} [Brit.] [coll.]
tío (also: amigo, tipo, fulano, gachó, loco, pata, pisco, cuate)
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bloke {noun} [Brit.] [coll.]
he's a smashing bloke
tío (also: tipo)
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dude {noun} [Amer.] [slg.] (any male)
tío (also: tipo, hombre, cuate, gallo)
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fella {noun} [coll.]

Synonyms (Spanish) for "tío":

tío

Context sentences for "tío" in English

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SpanishEs casi tan legal como que los Golfos Apandadores decidieran vaciar el depósito de dinero del tío Gilito.
It is about as legal as the Beagle Boys deciding to empty Scrooge McDuck’s money bin.
Spanishtenía un tío en Australia a quien había perdido de vista hacía mucho tiempo
she had a long-lost uncle in Australia
Spanishnos tuvieron allí tres horas ¡qué pasote, tío!
they kept us there for three hours which was way over the top
Spanish¡joder con el tío este! se cree que lo sabe todo
can you believe this guy! he really thinks he knows it all
Spanishestaba enrollado con un tío hablando de política
he was deep in a conversation about politics with some guy
Spanishsu 'tío' era en realidad su padre, o eso dicen
his 'uncle' was really his father, or so the story goes
Spanishen último caso siempre puedes acudir a tu tío
as a last resort you could always go to your uncle
Spanishpídele chamba a tu tío, él es un gargantón
your uncle's one of the big shots, ask him for a job
Spanishle escribió a su tío diciéndole que volvía a casa
she wrote her uncle that she was coming home
Spanishle pediré el dinero al tío Harry, que es un buenazo
I'll ask Uncle Harry; he's a soft touch
Spanishtutelaba al huérfano un tío materno
the orphan was in the charge of a maternal uncle
Spanishel tío Ben es el quinto de derecha a izquierda
Spanishtuvieron que arrancharse en casa de su tío
they had to put up at her uncle's house
Spanishsu tío lo colocó a dedo
he got a job thanks to some string-pulling by his uncle
Spanishsu tío lo acomodó en su departamento
his uncle got him a job in his department
Spanishsu tío respondió de las deudas
her uncle took responsibility for her debts
Spanishsu tío lo acomodó en su departamento
Spanishconseguí el puesto por mediación de mi tío
Spanishno era ni más ni menos que el tío Bob
Spanishhabría jurado que era tu tío