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"Buck" is a noun which is often translated as "el ciervo macho", and "stag" is a noun which is often translated as "el ciervo". Learn more about the difference between "buck" and "stag" below.
buck(
buhk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (male deer)
a. el ciervo macho
(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 only shoot a buck right now. Doe season is next month.Solo se puede tirar a un ciervo macho ahora. La temporada de ciervas es el mes que viene.
b. el ciervo
(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 was sitting out on my porch this morning, when a buck with a great big rack went running across the field.Estaba sentado en el porche esta mañana, cuando pasó corriendo por el campo un ciervo con una gran cornamenta.
2. (male hare)
a. el conejo macho
(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 much are the rabbits? - The bucks are $80 and the does are $60.¿Cuánto cuestan los conejos? - Los conejos machos cuestan $80 y las hembras cuestan $60.
b. el conejo
(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 two bucks and three does in the litter.Hubo dos conejos y tres conejas en la camada.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(currency)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el dólar
(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).
Look at this guitar! It only cost me 300 bucks!¡Mira esta guitarra! Solo me costó 300 dólares.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(responsibility)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
"Don't forget that the buck stops here," my boss told me sternly."No olvides que aquí recae la responsabilidad última", me dijo mi jefe muy serio.
Juanita passes the buck while we work and spends the whole time texting her little friends.Juanita escurre el bulto mientras nosotros trabajamos y se pasa todo el tiempo enviando mensajes de texto a sus amiguitos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to kick with the hind legs)
a. corcovear
The colt bucked and kicked and took off at a gallop.El potro corcoveó y dio coces y salió al galope.
6. (to flail)
a. dar sacudidas
We were going pretty fast when we hit the bump, and the car bucked a few times and then flipped.Íbamos bastante rápido cuando dimos contra el bache, y el carro dio unas sacudidas y volcó.
7. (to resist)
a. rebelarse
Paco bucked against all the rules and refused to do what he was told.Paco se rebelaba contra todas las reglas y se negaba a hacer lo que le decían.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (to throw)
a. derribar
The horse bucked me, and I fell and broke my arm.El caballo me derribó, y me caí y me rompí el brazo.
9. (to defy)
a. ir en contra de
She likes to claim she bucks "the system" but spends lots of money shopping.Le gusta decir que va en contra "del sistema" pero gasta muchísima plata comprando.
b. oponerse a
The professor was quite traditional and bucked the interactive whiteboard trend.El profesor era bastante tradicional y se oponía a la tendencia de usar las pantallas interactivas.
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stag
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el ciervo
(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).
A magnificent red stag stood motionless in the clearing.Un magnífico ciervo rojo estaba inmóvil en el claro del bosque.
b. el venado
(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 hunters dragged the carcass of the stag over to their jeep.Los cazadores arrastraron el cuerpo del venado muerto hasta su jeep.
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(finance) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Stags bought at £200 and sold at £400.Los especuladores compraron las acciones recién emitidas a £200 y las vendieron a £400.
There will always be stags looking to make a quick buck.Siempre habrá quien se dedique a especular con nuevas emisiones bursátiles para enriquecerse rápido.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(for men only)
a. solo para hombres
I met Peter the other day coming home from a drunken stag evening.El otro día me encontré a Peter volviendo a casa de una de esas noches de borrachera solo para hombres.
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