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"Stepping" is a form of "step", a noun which is often translated as "el paso". "Boo" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "abuchear". Learn more about the difference between "boo" and "stepping" below.
boo(
bu
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to jeer)
a. abuchear
The referee was booed off the field.El árbitro fue abucheado cuando abandonaba el campo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to jeer)
a. abuchear
The home fans booed every time Barton played the ball.Los hinchas locales abucheaban cada vez que Barton tocaba el balón.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
3. (used to frighten)
a. bu
Boo! - Hey, you scared me!¡Bu! - ¡Eh! ¡Qué susto me diste!
b. uh
He jumped out in front of me and shouted "Boo!".De golpe apareció delante de mí y gritó "¡Uh!".
4. (used to express contempt)
a. buu
Boo! You guys suck! My grandma could play better.¡Buu! ¡Son un desastre! Mi abuela juega mejor.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
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)
(term of endearment)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. nene (masculine)
I love you, boo. - I love you too.Te quiero, nene. - Yo también te quiero a ti.
b. nena (feminine)
You always look pretty, boo.Tú estás siempre guapa, nena.
c. amor
Come on, boo, don't get mad over such a silly thing.Vamos, amor, no te enfades por una tontería así.
boos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (cries of disapproval)
a. la rechifla
(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 winner stepped onto the podium amid boos from the crowd.El ganador subió al podio en medio de la rechifla del público.
b. abucheo
The boos of the audience were deafening.El abucheo del público era ensordecedor.
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step(
stehp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (movement)
a. el paso
(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).
He took a step toward her.Dio un paso hacia ella.
2. (measure)
a. la medida
(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 have taken all necessary steps to ensure that the house is secure.Tomamos todas las medidas necesarias para asegurarnos de que la casa está segura.
b. el paso
(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 next step is to work out how much you can afford.El próximo paso es calcular cuánto puedes pagar.
3. (stair)
a. el escalón
(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).
(of a staircase)
Be careful, the steps are very steep.Tenga cuidado, los escalones son muy empinados.
b. el peldaño
(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).
(of a ladder)
I recommend that you don't use the top step of the ladder.Recomiendo que no utilices el peldaño más alto de la escalera.
4. (short distance)
a. el paso
(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).
He was now only a step away from his target.Ya estaba solo a un paso de su objetivo.
5. (music)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el tono
(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).
Is there a step or a half step between these two notes?¿Hay un tono o un semitono entre estas dos notas?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to take a step)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Could you step onto the scale, please?Suba a la báscula, por favor.
I stepped out of the boat.Bajé del barco.
7. (to tread; used with "in" or "on")
a. pisar
If you're not careful, you'll step in one of those puddles.Si no tienes cuidado, pisarás uno de esos charcos.
steps
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
8. (flight of steps)
a. las escaleras
(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).
My grandmother struggles to climb the church steps.A mi abuela le cuesta subir las escaleras de la iglesia.
b. la escalinata
(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).
There are some impressive marble steps going up to the palace doors.Hay una escalinata de mármol imponente que sube hasta la entrada del palacio.
c. las gradas
(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 went down the steps into the square and wandered around for a while.Bajamos las gradas hasta la plaza y paseamos un rato.
9. (stepladder) (United Kingdom)
a. la escalera de tijera
(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 need the steps to cut this hedge.Necesito la escalera de tijera para cortar este seto.
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