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"Bull" is a noun which is often translated as "el toro", and "hull" is a noun which is often translated as "el casco". Learn more about the difference between "bull" and "hull" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el toro
(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).
(male bovine)
The bull is a great symbol of strength to Spaniards.El toro es un gran símbolo de la fuerza para los españoles.
b. el 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).
(male elephant, whale, seal)
When seal breeding season arrives, the bulls battle each other for dominance.Cuando llega la temporada de reproducción de las focas, los machos se luchan para el dominio.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(nonsense)
a. las sandeces
(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).
Don't give me that bull! Tell me the truth!¡No me vengas con esas sandeces! ¡Dime la verdad!
b. las chorradas
(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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Don't believe that bull that you hear on television.No creas esas chorradas que escuchas en la televisión.
3. (religious)
a. la bula
(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).
In a papal bull of 1520, he sought to outlaw the works of Luther.En una bula papal de 1520, buscaba proscribir las obras de Luther.
4. (finance)
a. el alcista
(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 alcista
(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 bulls are liking the mood of economic confidence and certainty.A los alcistas le gusta el clima de confianza y certeza en la economía.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to push)
a. empujar
The man bulled the chair towards me and gestured for me to sit down.El hombre empujó la silla hacia mí y me indicó con gestos que me sentara.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to make your way forcefully)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The singer had to bull his way through the crowd of fans.El cantante tuvo que abrirse paso a través de la multitud de fans.
When I was only fifteen years old, I bulled my way into the film industry, and when I was 20 I won my first Oscar.Con solo quince años, logré introducirme en el mundo del cine, y con 20 gané mi primer Óscar.
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hull
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (body of a vehicle)
a. el casco
(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 ship hit a rock, which tore open a hole in the vessel's hull.El barco chocó contra una roca que agujereó el casco de la nave.
2. (botany)
a. la vaina
(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).
(pea)
Put the peas in this pot and the hulls in the compost bucket.Pon las arvejas en esta olla y las vainas en el cubo de compost.
b. la cáscara
(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).
(grain)
The hull of cereal grains is a great source of minerals.La cáscara de los granos de cereal es una fuente excelente de minerales.
c. el cabito
(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).
(strawberry)
Once the hulls are removed from the strawberries, put them in a bowl and cover them with sugar.Una vez quitados los cabitos, pon las fresas en un tazón y cúbrelas de azúcar.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to remove the shell from)
a. pelar
We've got ten pounds of peas to hull.Tenemos diez libras de arvejas para pelar.
b. desgranar
This machine hulls the rice before it is packaged.Esta máquina desgrana el arroz antes de que este se embale.
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