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"Badger" is a noun which is often translated as "el tejón", and "uppercut" is a noun which is often translated as "el uppercut". Learn more about the difference between "badger" and "uppercut" below.
badger(
bah
-
juhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el tejón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A badger crossed the trail in front of us while we were walking through the woods.Un tejón cruzó el sendero en frente de nosotros mientras caminábamos por el bosque.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to pester)
a. acosar
Badgering me is not going to make me want to help you.Con acosarme no vas a conseguir que te quiera ayudar.
b. fastidiar
The governor was badgered for hours about her involvement in the incident.A la gobernadora la fastidiaron por horas sobre su participación en el incidente.
c. dar la lata a
Josh says he only signed the agreement because they kept badgered him.Dice Josh que solo firmó el acuerdo porque no dejaban de darle lata.
d. dar lata a
If you don't stop badgering me, I'm going to pound you one.Si no dejas de darme lata, te voy a dar un zape.
e. insistir
Elsa badgered her father until he enrolled her in gymnastics.Elsa le insistió a su papá hasta que por fin la inscribió en la gimnasia.
f. importunar
With this payment system, you no longer have to badger your clients to pay.Con este nuevo sistema de pago, ya no hay que importunar a los clientes para que te paguen.
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uppercut(
uh
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per
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kut
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sports)
a. el uppercut
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The boxer landed a right cross, followed by a left uppercut.La boxeadora asestó un cruzado derecho, seguido por un uppercut izquierdo.
b. el gancho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Donnie managed to block the other boxer's uppercut.Donnie logró bloquear el gancho del otro boxeador.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (sports)
a. golpear con un uppercut a
The angle of the ball flying towards him meant he would have to uppercut it.El ángulo con el que la pelota volaba hacia él implicaba que tendría que golpearla con un uppercut.
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