"poke" in Spanish

TRANSLATIONS & EXAMPLES
poke{noun}
poke(also: nudge, prod, dig, jab)
poke(also: thump)
mamporro{m} [coll.]
to give sb a poke on the nose
pegarle un mamporro en la nariz a algn
to poke sb in the nose
pegarle un mamporro en la nariz a algn
to give sb a poke on the nose
pegarle un puñetazo en la nariz a algn
to poke sb in the nose
pegarle un puñetazo en la nariz a algn
chauchera{f} [Chile]
poke(also: bang, bonk)
polvo{m} [slg.]
to have a poke
echarse un polvo
poke(also: fuck)
cogida{f} [Mex.] [vulg.]
to poke the fire
atizar el fuego
to give the fire a poke
atizar el fuego
clavar[clavando · clavado] {v.t.} [Ven.] [vulg.] (mujer)
SYNONYMS
CONTEXT EXAMPLES
Context examples for "poke" in Spanish(!) These sentences come from external sources & may not be accurate. Therefore, we are not responsible for their content.
We 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.
He 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.
The 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.
The 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.
To 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.
The 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».
shut up and don't poke your nose into other people's business!
cállate y no te metas en lo que no te importa
The 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.
to poke a fork into the meat to see if it's done
pincha la carne con un tenedor a ver si está hecha
I rather feel that we are buying a pig in a poke.
Tengo la sensación de que actuamos a ciegas.
The Council wants us to buy a pig in a poke.
El Consejo quiere darnos gato por liebre.
it's easy to poke holes in their argument
es fácil echar por tierra su argumento
to give the fire a poke to get it going
remueve las brasas para avivar el fuego
they poke fun at him because he's so fat
lo cargan porque está tan gordo
If 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.
to give sb a poke on the nose
pegarle un puñetazo en la nariz a algn
to give sb a poke on the nose
pegarle un mamporro en la nariz a algn
you've bought yourself a pig in a poke
te han dado gato por liebre
to poke sb in the nose
pegarle un puñetazo en la nariz a algn
to poke sb in the nose
pegarle un mamporro en la nariz a algn