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"Bore" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "aburrir", and "stroke" is a noun which is often translated as "el golpe". Learn more about the difference between "bore" and "stroke" below.
bore(
bawr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to make bored)
a. aburrir
The movie bored me and I fell asleep before it ended.La película me aburrió y me dormí antes de que se terminara.
2. (to make holes)
a. hacer
They bored holes into the wall so they could hang photos.Hicieron perforaciones en la pared para poder colgar fotos.
b. perforar
The surgeons bored a hole into the patient's skull to relieve the pressure on his brain.Los cirujanos perforaron un agujero en el cráneo del paciente para aliviar la presión de su cerebro.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to make holes)
a. perforar
She used a drill to bore into the wall to hang the paintings.Usó una taladradora para perforar la pared y colgar los cuadros.
b. taladrar
The landlord said that he would charge us a fee if we bore into the walls.El casero dijo que nos cobraría una penalización si taladráramos las paredes.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (weaponry)
a. el calibre
(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 bought bullets too small for the bore of my gun, so I couldn't use it.Compré balas demasiado pequeñas para el calibre de mi pistola, así que no pude usarla.
5. (hole)
a. el barreno
(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 bore made by the drill was too big for any of our screws.El barreno que hizo la taladradora era demasiado grande para nuestros tornillos.
b. el agujero
(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 tried to sneak into the building, but the tunnel bore was blocked.Trataron de entrar en el edificio a hurtadillas, pero el agujero del túnel estaba bloqueado.
6. (boring person)
a. el pesado
(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).
, la pesada
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Last night, I went on the worst date of my life with the biggest bore in the world.Anoche fui a la peor cita de mi vida con el mayor pesado del mundo.
b. el pelmazo
(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).
, la pelmazo
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
That bore never has anything interesting to say.Ese pelmazo nunca tiene nada interesante que decir.
c. el plomo
(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).
, la plomo
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The speaker was such a bore that his speech was sleep-inducing.El orador era tan plomo que su discurso era soporífero.
7. (boring thing)
a. la lata
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
This conference is such a bore. I'd much rather be at home.Esta conferencia es una lata. Preferiría estar en casa.
8. (geography)
a. el macareo
(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).
Bores caused by the tide crashed on the beach.Los macareos causados por la marea rompían en la playa.
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stroke(
strok
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (blow)
a. el golpe
(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).
Thor broke the mountain with a single stroke of Mjolnir.Thor rompió la montaña de un solo golpe de Mjolnir.
2. (chance happening)
a. el golpe
(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).
What a stroke of luck it was finding a thousand-peso bill.Qué golpe de suerte que encontrara un billete de mil pesos.
3. (sports)
a. el golpe
(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 need to work on your stroke.Necesitas trabajar en el golpe.
4. (swimming)
a. la brazada
(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).
Aidan swims with longer strokes than mine.Aidan nada con brazadas más largas que las mías.
b. el estilo
(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).
His favorite stroke is the butterfly.Su estilo preferido es la mariposa.
5. (rowing)
a. la palada
(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).
(movement)
Their strokes are very fast.Son muy veloces en su palada.
b. la remada
(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).
Guys, you need to coordinate your strokes.Muchachos, hay que coordinar las remadas.
c. el cabo
(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).
, la caba
(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).
(person)
The role of the stroke is crucial for the rest of the crew.El papel del cabo es crucial para el resto del equipo.
6. (medicine)
a. la apoplejía
(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).
Bertha is recovering from a stroke.Bertha se está recuperando de una apoplejía.
b. el derrame cerebral
(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).
Sadly, he had a stroke last year.Tristemente, sufrió un derrame cerebral el año pasado.
7. (line)
a. el trazo
(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).
(writing)
There were a few strokes on the page.Había unos cuantos trazos en la hoja.
b. la pincelada
(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).
(painting)
His paintings are characterized by strong strokes.Sus pinturas se caracterizan por las fuertes pinceladas.
8. (sound of bell or clock)
a. la campanada
(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).
It's a New Year's tradition to eat a grape with each stroke of the clock.Es tradición de Año Nuevo comerse una uva con cada campanada.
9. (caress)
a. la caricia
(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 girl wanted to give the bunny a stroke.La niña quería hacerle una caricia al conejito.
10. (motion of a piston)
a. el tiempo
(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).
It has a very reliable two-stroke engine.Tiene un motor muy fiable de dos tiempos.
11. (typography)
a. la barra inclinada
(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).
These two words are separated by a stroke.Estas dos palabras están separadas por una barra inclinada.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
12. (to caress)
a. acariciar
Matilda loves to stroke her cats.A Matilda le encanta acariciar a sus gatos.
13. (to strike gently)
a. darle un golpe suave a
Frank stroked the ball into the pocket.Frank metió la bola en la tronera con un golpe suave.
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