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"Bowl" is a noun which is often translated as "el bol", and "throw" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "tirar". Learn more about the difference between "bowl" and "throw" below.
bowl(
bol
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (deep, round dish)
a. el bol
(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 prefer a glass bowl for fruit.Prefiero un bol de cristal para la fruta.
b. el tazón
(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).
Pass me the bowl of olives, please.Pásame el tazón de aceitunas, por favor.
c. el cuenco
(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's a clean bowl for your cereal in the cupboard.Hay un cuenco limpio para el cereal en el armario.
d. el plato sopero
(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).
Do we have enough bowls to serve the soup to everyone at once?¿Tenemos suficientes platos soperos para servirles el caldo a todos al mismo tiempo?
e. el plato hondo
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
When my mother-in-law makes pozole, I serve myself in the biggest bowl I can find.Cuando mi suegra prepara el pozole, me sirvo en el plato hondo más grande que encuentro.
2. (container for washing up)
a. la palangana
(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).
Empty the bowl when you've finished washing up.Vacía la palangana cuando termines de fregar los platos.
b. el barreño
(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'm going to let the dishes in the bowl soak.Voy a dejar en remojo los trastes que están en el barreño.
3. (bowl-like part)
a. la cazoleta
(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 pipe)
The artisan carved out the bowl of the cob to make a pipe.El artesano talló la cazoleta de la mazorca para hacer una pipa.
b. el cuenco
(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 spoon or glass)
Be careful not to cut yourself when carving the bowl of a wooden spoon.Ten cuidado de no cortarte al tallar el cuenco de una cuchara de madera.
c. la taza
(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 toilet)
Don't forget to clean the bowl when you're done.Que no se te olvide limpiar la taza cuando acabes.
d. la pila
(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 fountain)
Your wish might come true if you toss a coin into the bowl of a fountain.Tu deseo puede hacerse realidad si lanzas una moneda a la pila de una fuente.
4. (measurement)
a. el bol
(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).
How many calories are in a bowl of cereal?¿Cuántas calorías tiene un bol de cereales?
b. el tazón
(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).
Can you give the banana tree a bowl of water?¿Puedes echarle un tazón de agua al banano?
5. (sports)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el tazón
(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).
(competition)
We're going to watch a bowl game on January first.Vamos a ver un partido de tazón el primero de enero.
b. el estadio
(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).
(place)
We're not allowed to play ultimate frisbee in the bowl anymore.Ya no nos dejan jugar ultimate frisbee en el estadio.
6. (geography)
a. la cuenca
(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's noxious smoke coming out of the bowl of the volcano.Hay humo nocivo saliendo de la cuenca del volcán.
7. (ball used in boule or bocci)
a. la bola
(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 win! My bowl went farther than yours.¡Gano yo! Mi bola llegó más lejos que la tuya.
b. la bocha
(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 grandfather bought a set of bowls when he was in Italy.Mi abuelo compró un juego de bochas cuando estaba en Italia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (cricket)
a. lanzar
The bowler had to bowl the ball again.El lanzador tuvo que volver a lanzar la pelota.
b. eliminar
Johnson is excited by the prospect of getting to bowl the best batsman.Johnson está entusiasmado con la posibilidad de eliminar al mejor bateador.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
9. (bowling)
a. jugar boliche
It's fun to get together with friends and bowl.Es divertido juntarse con los amigos y jugar boliche.
b. lanzar
Mike is only nine years old and he can already bowl with a ten pound ball.Mike solo tiene nueve años y ya puede lanzar con una bola de diez libras.
bowls
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
10. (sport) (United Kingdom)
a. las bochas
(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).
Bowls is making a comeback among the younger generation.Jugar a las bochas vuelve a ser popular entre la nueva generación.
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throw(
thro
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to toss)
a. tirar
He threw the ball to his teammate for the score.Le tiró la pelota a su compañero de equipo para marcar gol.
b. lanzar
I threw the dart toward the target but I missed.Lancé el dardo al blanco, pero fallé.
c. echar
Throw the empty box in the recycling bin.Echa la caja vacía en la papelera de reciclaje.
d. arrojar
Betty got in trouble for throwing rocks on the playground.Betty se metió en problemas por arrojar piedras en el patio de recreo.
e. aventar
Throw me the ball so I can make a basket.Aviéntame la pelota para poder encestar.
2. (in wrestling)
a. derribar
The wrestler grabbed his opponent by the leg and threw him to the mat.El luchador agarró a su oponente por la pierna y lo derribó al tapiz.
3. (to disconcert)
a. desconcertar
Your question threw me for a second, until I realized you were kidding.Tu pregunta me desconcertó por un segundo, hasta que me di cuenta de que estabas bromeando.
4. (to project)
a. proyectar
The tree threw a shadow across the lawn.El árbol proyectó una sombra sobre el césped.
5. (to hurl)
a. echar
Cristian threw himself at Monica shamelessly.Cristian se arrojó sobre Mónica descaradamente.
b. tirarse
The kids dropped their stuff and threw themselves in the pool.Los niños dejaron caer sus cosas y se tiraron a la alberca.
c. lanzar
He stopped suddenly and inadvertently threw the dog from the car.Se detuvo de repente y sin querer lanzó al perro del coche.
d. abalanzarse
When Luis insulted Marina, her husband threw himself at Luis.Cuando Luis insultó a Marina, su esposo se abalanzó sobre Luis.
e. meter (in jail or prison)
I threw Benjamin in jail for fraud, but he got out and works in a bank.Metí a Benjamín en la cárcel por fraude, pero salió y trabaja en un banco.
6. (to put on; with "on")
a. echar
I threw my coat on and headed out into the snow.Me eché el abrigo y salí a la nieve.
b. poner
She threw her running shoes on and went running.Se puso los tenis para correr y salió a correr.
7. (to put into a state)
a. ponerse
The theft of her wedding ring threw her into depression.Con el robo de su aro de bodas se puso deprimida.
b. sumir
The recent string of earthquakes has thrown the area into a panic.La reciente serie de terremotos ha sumido la zona en el pánico.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
8. (toss)
a. el tiro
(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).
(ball)
It was a good throw, but I couldn't catch the ball.Fue un buen tiro, pero no pude agarrar la pelota.
b. el lanzamiento
(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).
(javelin, hammer)
Her throw received the spontaneous applause of the public.Su lanzamiento recibió el aplauso espontáneo del público.
c. la tirada
(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).
(dice)
It's your throw. Here's the dice.Es tu tirada. Ten los dados.
9. (in wresting)
a. el derribo
(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).
Karelin earned five points for each of his high amplitude throws.Karelin obtuvo cinco puntos por cada uno de su derribos de gran amplitud.
10. (bedding)
a. el cubrecama
(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).
Brighten up the bedroom by adding some decorative cushions and a throw.Alegra el dormitorio añadiendo algunos cojines decorativos y un cubrecama.
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