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"Baffled" is a form of "baffle", a transitive verb which is often translated as "desconcertar". "Trump" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "matar con un triunfo". Learn more about the difference between "baffled" and "trump" below.
baffle(
bah
-
fuhl
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to perplex)
a. desconcertar
His behavior baffles me. I never know where I stand with him.Su comportamiento me desconcierta. Con él nunca sé a qué atenerme.
b. dejar desconcertado
The new regulations are so complex they have baffled many customers.El nuevo reglamento es tan complejo que dejó desconcertados a muchos de los clientes.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
That they've waited so long before doing anything about it really baffles me.No puedo entender que esperaran tanto para hacer algo al respecto.
We're baffled that he was released from prison after just one year.Nos quedamos atónitos cuando lo pusieron en libertad tan solo un año después de haber entrado en prisión.
2. (to thwart)
a. frustrar (advance, plans, efforts)
In an attempt to baffle the advance of the enemy, they blew up the bridge they had crossed.En un intento de frustrar el avance enemigo, volaron el puente que acababan de cruzar.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (audio)
a. el bafle
(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).
These foam baffles will improve the quality of sound from your speakers.Estos bafles de espuma mejorarán la calidad de sonido de tus altavoces.
4. (physics and mechanics)
a. el deflector
(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).
Baffles in front of the bulbs mean that light is focused directly on the exhibits.Los deflectores colocados delante de los focos hacen que la luz incida directamente sobre los objetos expuestos.
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trump(
truhmp
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to take with a trump)
a. matar con un triunfo
She trumped my king with an ace.Mató mi rey con un triunfo que era un as.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to outdo)
a. superar
Merlin's cake was good, but Sarah's hazelnut meringue cake trumped all of them.El pastel de Merlín estaba bueno, pero Sarah los superó a todos con su pastel de merengue con avellanas.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (card games)
a. el triunfo
(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).
Melanie played a trump and won the hand.Melanie jugó un triunfo y ganó la mano.
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(resource)
a. la baza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The coach used his trump and brought Hernandez on in the 52nd minute.El entrenador jugó su baza y sacó a Hernández en el minuto 52.
trumps
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (trump suit)
a. el triunfo
(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).
Hearts are trumps, so you can't throw them away in this round.Los corazones son triunfo, así que no puedes descartarte de ellos en esta ronda.
b. triunfar (verb)
All five cards are trumps in this round.Todas las cartas de cinco triunfan en esta ronda.
c. pintar (verb)
What are the trumps in this game?¿Qué pintan en este juego?
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