bluster

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bluster(
bluhs
-
tuhr
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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. (threatening speech)
a. las bravatas
(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 won't put up any longer with his macho bluster.No voy a soportar más sus bravatas machistas.
b. las fanfarronadas
(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).
Don't pay attention to him. His threats are nothing but bluster.No le prestes atención. Sus amenazas no son más que fanfarronadas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to threat swaggeringly)
a. echar bravatas
Sam blusters, but when it comes to acting, he never does what he says he'll do.Sam echa bravatas, pero cuando llega el momento de actuar, nunca hace lo que anuncia.
3. (to blow strongly)
a. rugir
The wind blustered and the blinds rattled, while we were inside praying for the storm to end.El viento rugía y las persianas golpeaban mientras nosotros estábamos dentro rezando para que terminara la tormenta.
b. bramar
The wind blustered, and we ran for shelter.El viento bramaba, y corrimos para refugiarnos.
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bluster
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (protests, threats)
a. la bravuconadas fpl, fanfarronadas
(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).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (protest, threaten)
a. echar bravatas
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bluster [ˈblʌstəʳ]
noun
(empty threats) fanfarronadas (f); bravatas (f)
intransitive verb
[+wind] soplar con fuerza; bramar
transitive verb
to bluster it out defenderse echando bravatas; baladronear
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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