Tuerco in Spanish

Tuerco in Spanish

This article will tell you what “tuerco” means in Spanish. It’s not called: tuerco in Spanish, the correct spelling is ‘tuerca’. ‘Tuerca’ is a Spanish word that means ‘nut’ in English. The nut is a piece of fastening hardware that is used to fasten anything or to tighten any hardware, mainly with wood and paneling.

Tuerco in Spanish

How to translate tuerca in Spanish?

nut – tuerca

the nut – la tuerca

Conversation:

Lily: Carlos, ¿pudiste conseguir la tuerca que faltaba? | Carlos, were you able to get the missing nut?

Carlos: Sí, la conseguí | Yes I got it

Spanish

Tú necesitas 20 tuercas iguales
¿Dónde están las tuercas?
¿Dónde podemos comprar tuercas?
¿Trajiste las tuercas para la mesa?
La tuerca era muy pequeña
Le faltaba una tuerca
Son cinco tuercas

English

You need 20 identical nuts
Where are the nuts?
Where can we buy nuts?
Did you bring the nuts for the table?
The nut was very small
Was missing a nut
It’s five nuts

We also can use the word ‘tuerca’ when we want to identify a person who is a little crazy or disconnected:

Spanish

Ella tiene una tuerca floja
Quizás tenga una tuerca floja en la cabeza
Creo que él tiene una tuerca floja
No te das cuenta que a ella le falta una tuerca

English

She’s got a loose nut
Maybe she has a loose nut on her head
I think he has a loose nut
You do not realize that she is missing a nut

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