Quick answer
"Clog" is a noun which is often translated as "el zueco", and "yoke" is a noun which is often translated as "el yugo". Learn more about the difference between "clog" and "yoke" below.
clog(
klag
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (footwear)
a. el zueco
(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).
These rubber clogs are the best shoes for gardening.Estos zuecos de caucho son los mejores zapatos para trabajar en el jardín.
2. (obstruction)
a. la obstrucción
(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).
This liquid should dissolve the clog in the tubes, but don't let it touch your skin.Este líquido debe eliminar la obstrucción en la tubería, pero no dejes que te toque la piel.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to obstruct; often used with "up")
a. atascar
You're going to clog the sink up if you let all that food go down the drain.Vas a atascar el fregadero si dejas que toda esa comida baje por el desagüe.
b. obstruir
Eating fatty food can clog your arteries.Comer comidas altas en grasa puede obstruir las arterias.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to become obstructed; often used with "up")
a. atascarse
The wheels of this shopping cart have clogged up with gum; let's get another cart.Las ruedas de este carrito del supermercado se atascaron con chicle; busquemos otro.
b. taparse
My roommate called the landlord because the pipes keep clogging.Mi compañero de apartamento llamó al casero porque las cañerías siguen tapándose.
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yoke
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (agriculture)
a. el yugo
(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).
(device)
There's too big a difference in size between those oxen to have them in one yoke.Hay mucha diferencia de tamaño entre esos dos bueyes como para tenerlos juntos en un yugo.
b. la yunta
(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).
(pair of draft animals)
Eight yokes of oxen were needed to pull such a heavy load.Se necesitaron ocho yuntas de bueyes para jalar una carga tan pesada.
2. (carrying device)
a. el balancín
(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).
Mara's father returned carrying two large sacks of grain suspended from a yoke.El padre de Mara regresó con dos grandes costales de grano suspendidos de un balancín.
b. la percha
(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 peasant collapsed under the weight of the heavy yoke.El campesino colapsó bajo el peso de la percha pesada.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(oppression)
a. el yugo
(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 Maccabees threw off the yoke of their oppressors.Los macabeos se quitaron de encima el yugo de sus opresores.
4. (sewing)
a. el canesú
(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 denim shirt has a plaid yoke.La camisa de mezclilla tiene un canesú escocés.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to link with a yoke)
a. uncir
Once she had yoked the oxen, the farmer's daughter attached them to the wagon.Una vez que había uncido los bueyes, la hija del granjero los ató a la carreta.
6.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to join)
a. unir
The debt from this house will yoke us together for the next 20 years.La deuda de la casa nos va a unir por los siguientes 20 años.
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