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"Bridging" is a form of "bridge", a noun which is often translated as "el puente". "Bone" is a noun which is often translated as "el hueso". Learn more about the difference between "bone" and "bridging" below.
bone(
bon
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. el hueso
(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 human skeleton is composed of 206 bones.El esqueleto humano se compone de 206 huesos.
b. la espina
(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).
(of a fish)
Sardines have lots of bones.Las sardinas tienen muchas espinas.
2. (material)
a. el hueso
(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 earrings are made of bone.Estos pendientes están hechos de hueso.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to remove the bones of)
a. deshuesar
Ask your butcher to bone the lamb for you.Pídele al carnicero que te deshuese el cordero.
b. quitar las espinas (of a fish)
Bone the salmon before serving it.Quítale las espinas al salmón antes de servirlo.
4.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to have sex with)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. tirarse a
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
He boned his best friend's sister.Se tiró a la hermana de su mejor amigo.
b. follarse a
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I totally want to bone her.Me la quiero follar en serio.
c. cogerse a
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
He told his friend he was going to bone the girl from the club.Le dijo a su amigo que iba a cogerse a la chica de la disco.
d. chingarse a
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The first thing he told her was that he wanted to bone her.Lo primero que le dijo fue que se la quería chingar.
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bridge(
brihj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (structure)
a. el puente
(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 cross the river using the bridge.Puedes cruzar el río a través del puente.
2. (of glasses)
a. el puente
(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 bridge of my glasses broke and I had to fix it with tape.El puente de mis gafas se rompió y tuve que arreglarlo con cinta adhesiva.
3. (anatomy)
a. el caballete
(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 broke the bridge of my nose when I was a child.Me rompí el caballete de la nariz de niño.
4. (music)
a. el puente
(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 know how to play every part of that song except the bridge.Sé como tocar esa canción entera menos el puente.
5. (instruments)
a. el puente
(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 bridge of the guitar is made of wood.El puente de la guitarra está hecho de madera.
6. (dentistry)
a. el puente
(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 should get a dental implant instead of a dental bridge.Deberías ponerte un implante dental en vez de un puente.
7. (nautical)
a. el puente de mando
(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 captain went to the bridge at the request of the watch officer.El capitán fue al puente de mando por petición del oficial de guardia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (to build a bridge)
a. tender un puente sobre
They want to bridge the strait between the mainland and the island.Quieren tender un puente sobre el estrecho entre la tierra firme y la isla.
9. (to unite)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
This building bridges the gap between the city's past and its future.Este edificio conecta el pasado de la ciudad con el futuro.
We can't move forward until we've bridged our differences.No podemos avanzar sin superar nuestras diferencias.
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