bark
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bark(
bark
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to make barking sounds)
a. ladrar
The neighbor's dog barks every time a car goes by.El perro del vecino ladra cada vez que pasa un coche.
2. (to shout)
a. gritar
She quit because her boss always barked at her during meetings.Renunció porque su jefe siempre le gritaba durante las juntas.
b. vociferar
I've tried to explain to him that barking at employees does no good.He intentado explicarle que vociferarle a los empleados no tiene beneficio.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to shout)
a. gritar
I don't understand coaches who are always barking obscenities at their players.No entiendo entrenadores que siempre están gritándoles obscenidades a sus jugadores.
4. (to scrape) (United Kingdom)
a. rasparse
John barked his knee when he fell off his bike.John se raspó la rodilla cuando se cayó de su bicicleta.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (woody plant covering)
a. la corteza
(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).
We use redwood bark on the ground in the play area.Utilizamos la corteza de la secoya en el suelo de la zona de juegos.
6. (animal sound)
a. el ladrido
(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).
(dog)
My dog lets out three barks when he sees I'm home.My perro suelta tres ladridos cuando ve que he llegado a casa.
b. el aullido
(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).
(fox)
From our tent, we could hear the nearby bark of foxes.Desde nuestra carpa podíamos oír el aullido cercano de los zorros.
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bark
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of dog)
a. el ladrido
(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).
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
his bark is worse than his biteperro ladrador, poco mordedor perro que ladra no muerde
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (order)
a. gritar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
a. ladrar
5. (person)
a. gritar
6. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
you're barking up the wrong treeestás aviado or muy equivocado
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bark [bɑːk]
noun
[of dog] ladrido (m)
his bark is worse than his bite perro ladrador, poco mordedor
intransitive verb
1 [+dog] ladrar;at a; [+fox] aullir
to be barking up the wrong tree ir muy descaminado
2 (speak sharply) vociferar;at a
At every inconvenience I bellowed and barked and hollered and ranted I didn't mean to bark at you
transitive verb
(also bark out) [+order] escupir; gritar;
bark [bɑːk]
noun
[of tree] corteza (f)
transitive verb
[+tree] descortezar; [+skin] raer; raspar
to bark one's shins desollarse las espinillas
Hyde stumbled after her, barking his shin against the edge of a low table
bark [bɑːk]
noun
(boat) barco (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "bark"
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tree bark
la corteza de árbol
she wants a dog that doesn't bark
quiere un perro que no ladre
bark up the wrong tree
llamar a la puerta equivocada
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