"rabo" in English

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"rabo" in English
TRANSLATIONS & EXAMPLES
rabo{masculine}
tail{noun}
la vaca se sacudía las moscas con el rabo
the cow was flicking the flies off with its tail
el toro espantaba las moscas con el rabo
the bull flicked the flies away with its tail
Primer Ministro hace parecer que fuera el rabo el que menea al perro.
We are and remain the tail of the German bulldog, but the Prime Minister's rhetoric makes it look as if it is the tail that is wagging the dog.
rabo(also: rabito)
scut{noun}
stalk{noun} [bot.]
stem{noun} [bot.]
rabo(also: tranca)
manpole{noun} [Amer.] [vulg.]
cock{noun} [vulg.]
dick{noun} [vulg.]
CONTEXT EXAMPLES
Context examples for "rabo" in English(!) These sentences come from external sources & may not be accurate. Therefore, we are not responsible for their content.
Señor Presidente, el refrán dice: andad, andad, que el rabo aún está por desollar.
Mr President, there is a saying in Dutch which means that the last mile is the longest one.
A este respecto, el excelente consejo de Montesquieu sin duda debe aplicarse de cabo a rabo.
Here Montesquieu's excellent advice should definitely be applied lock, stock and barrel.
La fusión es un elefante blanco de cabo a rabo, en el que se han despilfarrado miles de millones de ecus.
Fusion is a complete white elephant, on which billions of ECUs have been wasted.
Si alguien cree que se puede continuar así en el siglo XXI, se equivoca de cabo a rabo.
If anybody thinks it can continue like that in the 21st century then they are simply terribly mistaken.
Se trata de los derechos de este Parlamento y este es el mensaje que deben entender de cabo a rabo.
It is about the rights of this Parliament and that is the message they have to understand through and through.
después del burro muerto la cebada al rabo
there's no point locking the stable door after the horse has bolted
Robbin: Brian, te conoces Windows7 de cabo a rabo.
Robbin: Brian, you know Windows7 inside and out.
la vaca se sacudía las moscas con el rabo
the cow was flicking the flies off with its tail
el toro espantaba las moscas con el rabo
the bull flicked the flies away with its tail
subió a su habitación con el rabo entre las piernas
he slunk upstairs to his room
leer algo de cabo a rabo
to read sth from cover to cover
Más en general, hoy se vuelve a examinar de cabo a rabo el papel económico, social y, por tanto, ocupacional del sistema automovilístico en Europa.
More generally, the economic, social and hence occupational role of the motor car is now being reviewed from top to bottom.
de cabo a rabo
from beginning to end
Los políticos nacionales que creen que Europa no puede contribuir a la lucha contra el desempleo ejecutando proyectos de infraestructura que superan el interés nacional se equivocan de cabo a rabo.
Those national politicians who believe that Europe cannot help to combat unemployment by carrying out infrastructure projects over and above the national interest have totally misunderstood.