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"Bump" is a noun which is often translated as "el bulto", and "lump" is a noun which is often translated as "el trozo". Learn more about the difference between "bump" and "lump" below.
bump(
buhmp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (lump)
a. el bulto
(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 can't put on my gloves because I have a bump on my hand.No me puedo poner los guantes porque tengo un bulto en la mano.
b. el chichón
(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).
(on the head)
I got a huge bump on my forehead after I hit my head.Me salió un chichón enorme en la frente después de darme en la cabeza.
c. el bache
(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).
(on the road)
Slow down! There's a bump ahead.¡Baja la velocidad! Hay un bache adelante.
2. (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).
She tripped and landed with a bump.Se tropezó y se dio un golpe al caer.
b. la sacudida
(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 vehicle)
The bump made me feel dizzy.La sacudida me mareó.
c. el topetazo
(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).
(between two people or things)
The wrestler started his performance with a bump.El luchador comenzó con un topetazo.
3. (sound)
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).
I turned around quickly because I heard a bump behind me.Me di la vuelta rápidamente al oír un golpe detrás de mí.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to hit)
a. chocar con
The brakes failed and I bumped the car in front of me.Los frenos fallaron y choqué con el auto que tenía delante.
b. darse un golpe en (a part of the body)
He bumped his head against the wall and started crying.Se dio un golpe en la cabeza contra la pared y comenzó a llorar.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to remove)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Her single was bumped from the top ten.Su single desapareció de los diez primeros de la lista.
I was bumped from my flight with no notice.Me sacaron de mi vuelo sin avisarme.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to bounce)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Sally bumped along the patio, trying not to step on water.Sally cruzó el patio dando saltos para no pisar el agua.
The car bumped along the old road.El auto iba dando tumbos por la vieja carretera.
bumps
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
7. (lifting somebody into the air) (United Kingdom)
a. el manteo
(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 got the bumps for being the first of my friends to get married.Me dieron un manteo por ser el primero de mis amigos en casarse.
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lump(
luhmp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (solid mass)
a. el trozo
(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).
Santa Claus is going to put a lump of coal in your stocking if you don't behave.Si no te portas bien, Papá Noel te dejará un trozo de carbón en el calcetín de Navidad.
b. el pedazo
(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).
She put a lump of cheese and a lump of bread on a plate.Puso un pedazo de queso y otro de pan en un plato.
c. el grumo
(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).
(in a sauce)
Stir the sauce until there are no more lumps.Remueve la salsa hasta que no queden grumos.
2. (swelling)
a. la hinchazón
(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).
Look at this lump on my leg. I think I ought to put some ice on it.Mira este hinchazón que tengo en la pierna. Creo que debería ponerle hielo.
b. el bulto
(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).
She found a lump in her left breast, but the doctor told her it was benign.Se descubrió un bulto en la mama izquierda, pero el doctor le dijo que era benigno.
c. el nudo
(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 always feel a lump in my throat when I have to talk to girls.Siempre que tengo que hablar con una chica, se me hace un nudo en la garganta.
d. el chichón
(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).
(on the head)
After a bender, he woke up with a splitting headache and a big lump on his forehead.Después de una borrachera, se despertó con un dolor de cabeza espantoso y un chichón grande en la frente.
3. (cube of sugar)
a. el terrón
(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 lumps of sugar would you like in your tea?¿Cuántos terrones de azúcar le pones al té?
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(person)
a. el zoquete
(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 word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I don't want that lump coming in here to fix my sink. Get them to send me someone else.No quiero que venga ese zoquete a arreglarme el fregadero. Diles que envíen a otro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to put together)
a. agrupar
We can lump all these titles under "miscellaneous."Podemos agrupar todos estos títulos bajo "varios".
b. poner en un mismo saco
You can't lump communists and socialists together as if they were the same thing.No puedes poner a los comunistas y los socialistas en un mismo saco, como si fueran la misma cosa.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to accept)
a. aguantar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Even if you don't like the new rules, you'll have to lump it.Aunque no te gusten las nuevas reglas, tendrás que aguantarte.
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