bee

bee(
bi
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
a. la abeja
(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).
(F)
He is allergic to bees.Él es alérgico a las abejas.
2. (group)
a. el círculo
(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).
(M)
My grandmother and her sisters belonged to a sewing bee. Among other things, they made quilts and sold them at charity markets.Mi abuela y sus hermanas pertenecían a un círculo de costura. Entre otras cosas, hacían edredones que luego vendían en mercadillos benéficos.
3. (competition)
a. el concurso
(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).
(M)
I couldn't answer three of the ten questions I was asked at the spelling bee.No supe contestar a tres de las diez preguntas que me hicieron en el concurso de ortografía.
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bee
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la abeja
(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).
(F)
2. (colloquial)
a.
to have a bee in one's bonnet about somethingestar obsesionado(a) con algo
3. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a.
she thinks she's the bee's kneesse cree superior al resto de los mortales
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bee [biː]
noun
1 (Zool) abeja (f)
to have a bee in one's bonnet about sth tener algo metido entre ceja y ceja
he thinks he's the bee's knees se cree la mar de listo or de elegante (informal) etc
2 especially (US) círculo (m) social
modifier
bee eater (n) (Orn) abejaruco (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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