bleat

bleat(
blit
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to make the sound of a sheep or goat)
a. balar
The lambs gamboled and bleated on the hillside.Los corderos brincaban y balaban en la ladera.
2.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(to complain)
a. quejarse (pronominal verb)
If you don't like how things are, quit standing there bleating and do something about it!Si no te gusta cómo están las cosas, ¡no te quedes ahí quejándote y haz algo!
b. lamentarse (pronominal verb)
You live in a big house and make six figures. No one wants to hear you bleat about your problems.Vives en una casa grande y ganas un sueldo de seis cifras. Nadie quiere escucharte lamentándote por tus problemas.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (sound sheep and goats make)
a. el balido
(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)
The shepherd's son heard the bleat of a newborn lamb.El hijo del pastor oyó el balido de un cordero recién nacido.
4.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(complaint)
a. el quejido
(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 don't want to hear a single bleat about how I never help you.No quiero oír ni un solo quejido de que nunca te ayudo.
b. la queja
(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)
Tomas finished all the work without so much as a bleat.Tomás terminó todo el trabajo sin una sola queja.
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bleat
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of lamb)
a. el balido
(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)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (lamb)
a. balar
3. (pejorative)
a. lamentarse (complain)
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bleat [bliːt]
noun
1 [of sheep, goat] balido (m)
2 (complaint) queja (f)
intransitive verb
1 [+sheep, goat] balar
2 (complain) quejarse;about de; gimotear
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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