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Inglés - Español

shell [ʃel]
noun
1 ( of egg, nut ) cáscara .( of pea ) vaina .( of tortoise, lobster, etc ) caparazón m.( of snail, oyster, etc ) concha .
   the children were collecting shells on the beach los niños recogían conchas en la playa  
2 ( of building ) armazón m, esqueleto, estructura .( of vehicle ) armazón m.( of ship ) casco .
3 military   ( for explosives ) proyectil m, obús m.( cartridge ) cartucho .
transitive verb
1 ( nuts, egg ) pelar .( peas ) desvainar .( mussels, etc ) quitar la concha a .
2 military   bombardear .
it's as easy as shelling peas es coser y cantar  
to come out of one's shell salir del cascarón  
to go/retire/withdraw into one's shell retraerse  
shell shock neurosis f de guerra  
shell suit chándal m  

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