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"Draped" is a form of "drape", a transitive verb which is often translated as "cubrir". "Bed" is a noun which is often translated as "la cama". Learn more about the difference between "bed" and "draped" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (furniture)
a. la cama
(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).
I always make the bed when I wake up.Siempre hago la cama cuando me levanto.
b. el lecho
(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).
There are too many pillows on my bed.Hay demasiadas almohadas en mi lecho.
2. (planting area)
a. el macizo
(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).
There were flower beds all around the house.Había macizos de flores alrededor de toda la casa.
b. el arriate
(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).
You can grow your own vegetables in beds.Puedes plantar tus propias verduras en arriates.
c. el parterre
(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 planted tomatoes and roses in the same bed.Sembré tomates y rosas en el mismo parterre.
3. (culinary)
a. el lecho
(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).
They served the shrimp on a bed of fresh greens.Sirvieron el camarón sobre un lecho de verduras frescas.
b. la base
(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 cook put the steak on a bed of potatoes.El cocinero puso el filete sobre una base de papas.
c. el colchón
(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).
Put a bed of broad beans on the dish and the lamb on top.Poner un colchón de habas en el plato y el cordero encima.
4. (bottom)
a. el fondo
(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).
We found a starfish on the sea bed.Encontramos una estrella de mar en el fondo marino.
b. el cauce
(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 lake bed was covered with seaweed.El cauce del lago estaba cubierto de algas.
c. el lecho
(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 river bed dries up in the summer.El lecho del río se seca en verano.
5. (layer)
a. la capa
(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 bricks are laid on a bed of concrete.Los ladrillos van puestos sobre una capa de concreto.
6. (geology)
a. el estrato
(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 different rock beds correspond to different conditions in the sea.Los diferentes estratos de piedra corresponden a diferentes condiciones en el mar.
7. (architecture)
a. la base
(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).
We're going to pour a bed of gravel to make the foundations of our house.Vamos a echar una base de gravilla para hacer los cimientos de nuestra casa.
8. (automobile)
a. la caja
(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).
Though illegal, traveling in the bed of a pickup is great fun.Aunque sea ilegal, viajar en la caja de una pick-up es muy divertido.
b. la batea
(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).
I don't like this truck that much; the bed is too small.No me gusta mucho esta camioneta; la batea es demasiado pequeña.
c. el platón
(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 best way to protect the bed of a pickup is with a hardtop.La mejora manera de proteger el platón de una pick-up es con una carpa plana.
9. (seafood breeding ground)
a. el vivero
(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).
We're going to harvest oysters from beds.Vamos a recoger ostras del vivero.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
10. (to have sex)
a. acostarse con
He bedded his wife for the first time during their honeymoon.Se acostó con su mujer por primera vez durante su luna de miel.
b. llevarse a la cama
The king could bed as many ladies as he wanted.El rey podía llevarse a la cama a tantas damas como quisiera.
11. (gardening)
a. trasplantar
When the plant has sprouted, bed it to a larger container.Cuando la planta haya brotado, trasplántala a un recipiente más grande.
BEd
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
12. (Bachelor of Education) (United Kingdom)
a. la Licenciatura en Ciencias de la Educación
(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).
I'm looking for a university that has a good BEd program.Busco una universidad que tenga un buen programa de Licenciatura en Ciencias de la Educación.
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drape
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to cover)
a. cubrir
Jamie draped a coat over his head to protect himself from the rain as he ran to his car.Jamie se cubrió la cabeza con un abrigo para protegerse de la lluvia cuando fue corriendo al carro.
b. poner
Kristina draped a blanket over her son, who had fallen asleep on the couch.Kristina puso una cobija encima de su hijo, que se había quedado dormido en el sofá.
2. (to adorn)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Alice draped a table cloth over the crates and set up her merchandise for sale.Alice colocó un mantel sobre las cajas con mucha gracia y dispuso encima la mercancía para la venta.
I was tired of my couch so I draped a throw over it to give it a new look.Como estaba cansada de mi sofá, le puse una manta formando pliegues para darle un nuevo aspecto.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (drapery)
a. la cortina
(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).
Heather pulled the drape and squinted in the bright sunlight.Heather jaló la cortina y entrecerró los ojos en la luz brillante del sol.
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