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"Bail" is a noun which is often translated as "la fianza", and "bailer" is a noun which is often translated as "el achicador". Learn more about the difference between "bail" and "bailer" below.
bail(
beyl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (legal)
a. la fianza
(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).
She was afraid because her attacker was released on bail.Estaba asustada porque su agresor estaba libre bajo fianza.
2. (sports)
a. el palito corto
(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).
(cricket)
You can't argue with the fact that the bail fell. You broke the wicket.No puedes discutir que el palito corto cayera. Rompiste el palo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (legal; with "out")
a. pagar la fianza de
I had to call my dad from the police station to ask him to bail me out.Tenía que llamar a mi papá desde la estación de policía para pedirle que me pagara la fianza.
4. (nautical)
a. achicar
We found a leak and had to bail the water that had gotten into the boat.Encontramos una fuga y tuvimos que achicar el agua que había entrado en el bote.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(to leave)
a. largarse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I have to get up early tomorrow, so I'm going to to bail.Tengo que levantarme temprano, así que ya me largo.
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bailer(
bey
-
luhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nautical)
a. el achicador
(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).
I keep a bailer on board because water inevitably gets inside when you're fishing.Guardo un achicador a bordo porque es inevitable que el agua se meta dentro cuando uno está pescando.
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