bed(
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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. (furniture)
a. la cama
(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).
I always make the bed when I wake up.Siempre hago la cama cuando me levanto.
b. el lecho
(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 are too many pillows on my bed.Hay demasiadas almohadas en mi lecho.
2. (planting area)
a. el macizo
(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 flower beds all around the house.Había macizos de flores alrededor de toda la casa.
b. el arriate
(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 grow your own vegetables in beds.Puedes plantar tus propias verduras en arriates.
c. el parterre
(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 planted tomatoes and roses in the same bed.Sembré tomates y rosas en el mismo parterre.
3. (culinary)
a. el lecho
(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).
They served the shrimp on a bed of fresh greens.Sirvieron el camarón sobre un lecho de verduras frescas.
b. la base
(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 cook put the steak on a bed of potatoes.El cocinero puso el filete sobre una base de papas.
c. el colchón
(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).
Put a bed of broad beans on the dish and the lamb on top.Poner un colchón de habas en el plato y el cordero encima.
4. (bottom)
a. el fondo
(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).
We found a starfish on the sea bed.Encontramos una estrella de mar en el fondo marino.
b. el cauce
(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 lake bed was covered with seaweed.El cauce del lago estaba cubierto de algas.
c. el lecho
(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 river bed dries up in the summer.El lecho del río se seca en verano.
5. (layer)
a. la capa
(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 bricks are laid on a bed of concrete.Los ladrillos van puestos sobre una capa de concreto.
6. (geology)
a. el estrato
(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 different rock beds correspond to different conditions in the sea.Los diferentes estratos de piedra corresponden a diferentes condiciones en el mar.
7. (architecture)
a. la base
(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're going to pour a bed of gravel to make the foundations of our house.Vamos a echar una base de gravilla para hacer los cimientos de nuestra casa.
8. (automobile)
a. la caja
(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).
Though illegal, traveling in the bed of a pickup is great fun.Aunque sea ilegal, viajar en la caja de una pick-up es muy divertido.
b. la batea
(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).
I don't like this truck that much; the bed is too small.No me gusta mucho esta camioneta; la batea es demasiado pequeña.
c. el platón
(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 best way to protect the bed of a pickup is with a hardtop.La mejora manera de proteger el platón de una pick-up es con una carpa plana.
9. (seafood breeding ground)
a. el vivero
(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).
We're going to harvest oysters from beds.Vamos a recoger ostras del vivero.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
10. (to have sex)
a. acostarse con
He bedded his wife for the first time during their honeymoon.Se acostó con su mujer por primera vez durante su luna de miel.
b. llevarse a la cama
The king could bed as many ladies as he wanted.El rey podía llevarse a la cama a tantas damas como quisiera.
11. (gardening)
a. trasplantar
When the plant has sprouted, bed it to a larger container.Cuando la planta haya brotado, trasplántala a un recipiente más grande.
BEd
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
12. (Bachelor of Education) (United Kingdom)
a. la Licenciatura en Ciencias de la Educación
(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).
I'm looking for a university that has a good BEd program.Busco una universidad que tenga un buen programa de Licenciatura en Ciencias de la Educación.
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bed
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for sleeping)
a. la cama
(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).
to be in bedestar en la cama
to go to bedirse a la cama, ir a acostarse
to put a child to bedacostar a un niño
to go to bed with somebodyirse a la cama con alguien
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to have got out of bed on the wrong sidehaberse levantado con el pie izquierdo
bed and breakfasthostal familiar en el que el desayuno está incluido en el precio de la habitación
bed linenropa de cama
3. (of river)
a. el lecho m, cauce
(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).
4. (of flowers)
a. el macizo
(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).
5. (geology)
a. el estrato
(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).
6. (of rice, lettuce)
a. el base f, lecho
(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 transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (old-fashioned)
a. acostarse con
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bed [bed]
noun
1 (furniture) cama (f)
I was in bed estaba en la cama; could you give me a bed for the night? ¿me puede hospedar or alojar esta noche?
to get into bed meterse en la cama
to get sb into bed (have sex) llevarse a algn a la cama
He was angry because he said it had taken him a month to get her into bed
to get into bed with sb (agree to work together) aliarse con algn
The BBC might have been criticised for getting into bed with Sky TV last summer, but it's easy to see why they did
to go to bed acostarse
to go to bed with sb acostarse con algn
to make the bed hacer la cama
to put a child to bed acostar a un niño
to put a paper to bed terminar la redacción de un número
to stay in bed (because ill) guardar cama; (because lazy) quedarse en la cama
to take to one's bed irse a la cama
to get out of bed (on) the wrong side (Britain)
get up (on) the wrong side of the bed (US)
levantarse con el pie izquierdo
you've made your bed, now you must lie in or on it quien mala cama hace en ella se yace
2 [of animal] lecho (m)
3 [of river] cauce (m); lecho (m); [of sea] fondo (m)
4 (flower bed) arriate (m); parterre (m)
...beds of strawberries and rhubarb
(vegetable bed) arriate (m); (oyster bed) banco (m); vivero (m)
his life's no bed of roses su vida no es un lecho de rosas
5 (layer) [of coal, ore] estrato (m); capa (f); (in road-building) capa (f); (Archit) (Téc) base (f)
served on a bed of lettuce/rice servido sobre una base de lechuga/arroz
Heat the curry thoroughly and serve it on a bed of rice
transitive verb
1 (Archit) etc fijar; engastar
2 [+woman] llevar a la cama; acostarse con
modifier
bed and board (n) comida (f) y cama; pensión (f) completa
bed and breakfast (n) pensión (f) (con desayuno)
Se llama Bed and Breakfast a una casa particular de hospedaje tanto en el campo como en la ciudad, que ofrece cama y desayuno a tarifas inferiores a las de un hotel. El servicio se suele anunciar con carteles colocados en las ventanas del establecimiento, en el jardín o en la carretera y en ellos aparece a menudo únicamente el símbolo B&B.
bed bath (n) (Med)
they gave her a bed bath la lavaron en la cama
bed jacket (n) mañanita (f)
bed linen (n) ropa (f) de cama
bed of nails (n) cama (f) de clavos
bed rest (n) reposo (m) en cama
In the vast majority of cases, slipped discs are treated by bed rest, physiotherapy and painkillers Sufferers generally need more painkillers and are more likely to need bed rest in the early stages
bed settee (n) sofá-cama (m)
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