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stuff

[stʌf]

  1. N

    1. * (=substance, material)

      1. (lit)

      2. (fig)

    2. * (=belongings) cosas fpl , bártulos * mpl , chismes mpl (Sp) *

    3. * (=nonsense) historias fpl

    4. *

      strut I, 2.

    5. *

    6. (=essence)

    7. **

    8. (Brit)

      ** (=girl, woman)

      hot 3.

    9. (Drugs) ** mercancía ** f

    10. †† (=fabric) género m , tela f

  2. VT

    1. (=fill, pack) [+ chicken, peppers, cushion, toy] rellenar (with con); [+ sack, box, pockets] llenar (with de); [+ hole, leak] tapar; (in taxidermy) [+ animal] disecar, embalsamar

    2. * (=put)

    3. (Brit)

      ** (in exclamations)

    4. ** (=defeat) dar un palizón a *, machacar *

  3. * (=guzzle) atracarse de comida *, atiborrarse de comida *, darse un atracón *

Examples from texts

It reminded him how much he hated the stuff, but he poured another cup, anyway.
Era una bebida que detestaba, pero se sirvió otra taza de todas formas.
Kava, Alex / A Perfect EvilKava, Alex / Bajo Sospecha
Bajo Sospecha
Kava, Alex
A Perfect Evil
Kava, Alex
© S.M. Kava 2000
We ain't so concerned with stuff being smuggled out of the prison...'
No nos preocupa tanto que salgan cosas clandestinamente de prisión...
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
They help sponsor some of the United Way stuff in Tampa. That's how the football players get involved.
Son copatrocinadores del United Way de Tampa; por eso vinieron los jugadores.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
"It's controversial stuff."
"Es un tema controvertido".
“Save the subtle stuff.
Ahórrate los objetos delicados.»
Sebold, Alice / The Lovely BonesSebold, Alice / Desde Mi Cielo
Desde Mi Cielo
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 por Alice Sebold
© 2003 por Aurora Echevarria
© 2003 por Random House Mondadori, S. A.
The Lovely Bones
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 by Alice Sebold
You know that you won't ever make a case against him. Not ever. Not with that confession and with all the other stuff that's muddying up all this.
Sabe muy bien que no podemos llevarle a juicio, y mucho menos con esa confesión de por medio.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
'In her youth La Pongracz was a kind of prototype of a sixties jet-setter, travelling around the world, picking up gurus and stuff.
En su juventud, la Pongrácz era una especie de prototipo de la jet-set de los años sesenta: viajaba por todo el mundo, se relacionaba con gurús y esas cosas.
Ghosh, Amitav / The Calcutta ChromosomeGhosh, Amitav / El cromosoma Calcuta
El cromosoma Calcuta
Ghosh, Amitav
The Calcutta Chromosome
Ghosh, Amitav
© 1995 by Amitav Ghosh
There was a jeep parked near the barn, keys in the ignition, and Dave threw his stuff in the back and hopped in.
Había un jeep aparcado cerca del granero, las llaves en el contacto. Dave arrojó sus bártulos en el asiento trasero y saltó adentro.
Simmons, Dan / Phases of GravitySimmons, Dan / Fases de Gravedad
Fases de Gravedad
Simmons, Dan
© 1991 Ediciones В S.A.
© 1989 by Dan Simmons
Phases of Gravity
Simmons, Dan
© 1989, 2001 by Dan Simmons
Gets into stuff he has no business getting into.
Se mete en cosas en las que no tendría que meterse.
Kellerman, Jonathan / When The Bough BreaksKellerman, Jonathan / La Rama Rota
La Rama Rota
Kellerman, Jonathan
When The Bough Breaks
Kellerman, Jonathan
© 1985 by Jonathan Kellerman
I don’t think lighting candles and doing all that stuff is honoring her memory.
No creo que encender velas y hacer todo eso honre su recuerdo.
Sebold, Alice / The Lovely BonesSebold, Alice / Desde Mi Cielo
Desde Mi Cielo
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 por Alice Sebold
© 2003 por Aurora Echevarria
© 2003 por Random House Mondadori, S. A.
The Lovely Bones
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 by Alice Sebold
Now, hearing all that stuff mixed together, wouldn't that make you wonder if he was telling you the truth about this little murder or two?'
Ahora que tiene un poco más de visión de conjunto, ¿no se pregunta si estaría diciendo la verdad al hablar de este o aquel asesinato?
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
You see, he didn't want educated college kids from Calcutta messing around in his lab, and asking questions and stuff.
Cunningham no quería universitarios instruidos de Calcuta enredando en su laboratorio, ¿entiendes?, venga a hacer preguntas y todo eso.
Ghosh, Amitav / The Calcutta ChromosomeGhosh, Amitav / El cromosoma Calcuta
El cromosoma Calcuta
Ghosh, Amitav
The Calcutta Chromosome
Ghosh, Amitav
© 1995 by Amitav Ghosh
Misstated all sorts of stuff.
Que incurre en todo tipo de incoherencias.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
'Hey,' said Dave, 'remember that press conference we went to before Apollo 11 to watch Neil, Buzz, and Mike show their stuff?'
– Oye -dijo Dave-, ¿recuerdas esa rueda de prensa a la que asistimos antes del Apollo 11, para escuchar a Neil, Buzz y Mike hablar sobre el asunto?
Simmons, Dan / Phases of GravitySimmons, Dan / Fases de Gravedad
Fases de Gravedad
Simmons, Dan
© 1991 Ediciones В S.A.
© 1989 by Dan Simmons
Phases of Gravity
Simmons, Dan
© 1989, 2001 by Dan Simmons
In scientific circles where solar flares, magnetic storms and other unique solar events are discussed, the occurrences of September 1-2, 1859, are the star stuff of legend.
En círculos científicos donde las llamaradas solares, las tormentas magnéticas y otros raros eventos solares son discutidos, los acontecimientos del 1-2 de septiembre de 1859 son siempre el tema principal entre todas las leyendas atronómicas.

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stʌfExamples

what's that stuff in the bucket? — ¿qué es eso que hay en el cubo?
"do you want some beetroot?" - "no, I hate the stuff" — -¿quieres remolacha? -no, la detesto
"would you like some wine?" - " no, thanks, I never touch the stuff" — -¿quieres un poco de vino? -no gracias, nunca lo pruebo
have you got any more of that varnish stuff? — ¿tienes más barniz de ese?
do you call this stuff beer? — ¿a esto lo llamas cerveza?
radioactive waste is dangerous stuff — los residuos radiactivos son cosa peligrosa

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Collocations

stuffed animal
peluche

Word forms

stuff

noun, singular
Singular
Common casestuff
Possessive case*stuff's

stuff

verb
Basic forms
Paststuffed
Imperativestuff
Present Participle (Participle I)stuffing
Past Participle (Participle II)stuffed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I stuffwe stuff
you stuffyou stuff
he/she/it stuffsthey stuff
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am stuffingwe are stuffing
you are stuffingyou are stuffing
he/she/it is stuffingthey are stuffing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have stuffedwe have stuffed
you have stuffedyou have stuffed
he/she/it has stuffedthey have stuffed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been stuffingwe have been stuffing
you have been stuffingyou have been stuffing
he/she/it has been stuffingthey have been stuffing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I stuffedwe stuffed
you stuffedyou stuffed
he/she/it stuffedthey stuffed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was stuffingwe were stuffing
you were stuffingyou were stuffing
he/she/it was stuffingthey were stuffing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had stuffedwe had stuffed
you had stuffedyou had stuffed
he/she/it had stuffedthey had stuffed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been stuffingwe had been stuffing
you had been stuffingyou had been stuffing
he/she/it had been stuffingthey had been stuffing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will stuffwe shall/will stuff
you will stuffyou will stuff
he/she/it will stuffthey will stuff
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be stuffingwe shall/will be stuffing
you will be stuffingyou will be stuffing
he/she/it will be stuffingthey will be stuffing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have stuffedwe shall/will have stuffed
you will have stuffedyou will have stuffed
he/she/it will have stuffedthey will have stuffed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been stuffingwe shall/will have been stuffing
you will have been stuffingyou will have been stuffing
he/she/it will have been stuffingthey will have been stuffing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would stuffwe should/would stuff
you would stuffyou would stuff
he/she/it would stuffthey would stuff
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be stuffingwe should/would be stuffing
you would be stuffingyou would be stuffing
he/she/it would be stuffingthey would be stuffing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have stuffedwe should/would have stuffed
you would have stuffedyou would have stuffed
he/she/it would have stuffedthey would have stuffed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been stuffingwe should/would have been stuffing
you would have been stuffingyou would have been stuffing
he/she/it would have been stuffingthey would have been stuffing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am stuffedwe are stuffed
you are stuffedyou are stuffed
he/she/it is stuffedthey are stuffed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being stuffedwe are being stuffed
you are being stuffedyou are being stuffed
he/she/it is being stuffedthey are being stuffed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been stuffedwe have been stuffed
you have been stuffedyou have been stuffed
he/she/it has been stuffedthey have been stuffed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was stuffedwe were stuffed
you were stuffedyou were stuffed
he/she/it was stuffedthey were stuffed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being stuffedwe were being stuffed
you were being stuffedyou were being stuffed
he/she/it was being stuffedthey were being stuffed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been stuffedwe had been stuffed
you had been stuffedyou had been stuffed
he/she/it had been stuffedthey had been stuffed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be stuffedwe shall/will be stuffed
you will be stuffedyou will be stuffed
he/she/it will be stuffedthey will be stuffed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been stuffedwe shall/will have been stuffed
you will have been stuffedyou will have been stuffed
he/she/it will have been stuffedthey will have been stuffed