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2 Translation results for shovel in Spanish

verb | noun

shovel verb

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shovelled, has shovelled, is shovelling, shovels
mover con (una) pala; cavar (con una pala)

Example sentences of
shovel verb

  • He is outside shoveling snow.
  • I have to shovel the driveway.
  • I had to shovel for an hour to clear the driveway.
  • The snow was so deep we had to shovel a path to our front door.
  • Stop shoveling food into your mouth.

Synonyms of
shovel verb


shovel noun

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A shovel is used to dig and remove soil from the ground.
¿Cuál es la diferencia entre shovel y spade?
  • Las palabras shovel y spade básicamente se refieren a la misma herramienta y se usan a menudo de manera intercambiable. No obstante, en ciertos contextos hay una distinción sutil entre ellas. La herramienta se llama shovel cuando se usa para sacar cosas. Por ejemplo, una snow shovel se usa para sacar y remover nieve. Una herramienta es llamada spade cuando se usa para excavar. Por ejemplo, un garden spade se usa para excavar en el jardín (pero a menudo se la llama garden shovel también).

Reverse translation for shovel

mover con pala  (una)
cavar  (con una pala) - to dig 
pala  - shovel, spade, blade (of an oar or a rotor), paddle, racket 
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