boat
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boat(
bot
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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. (nautical)
a. el barco
(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).
Since we live on the coast, we're thinking about buying a boat.Como tenemos una casa en la costa, estamos pensando en comprarnos un barco.
b. el bote
(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).
(small)
They rowed the boat toward shore, praying they would survive.Remaron el bote hacia la orilla, rezando por su supervivencia.
c. la barca
(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).
(small)
They go out in boats and hunt for alligators in the swamps.Salen en barcas para cazar caimanes en los pantanos.
d. el buque
(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).
(large)
It's very dangerous to work on Alaskan fishing boats.Es muy peligroso trabajar en los buques pesqueros de Alaska.
e. el navío
(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).
(large and with sails)
Christopher Columbus sailed to the New World with three boats.Cristóbal Colón navegó al Nuevo Mundo con tres navíos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to travel in a boat)
a. ir en bote
Boating and swimming are my favorite summer activities.Ir en bote y nadar son mis actividades favoritas del verano.
b. montar en bote
When the weather was nice and the sea was calm, we'd boat around the bay.Cuando hacía buen tiempo y el mar estaba en calma, montábamos en bote por la bahía.
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boat
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in general)
a. el barco
(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. (small)
a. el barca f, bote
(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).
3. (large)
a. el buque
(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 came by boatvine en barco
4. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
we're all in the same boatestamos todos en el mismo barco
5. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to push the boat outtirar la casa por la ventana
the Boat racecarrera anual de barcos de remo que enfrenta en el río Támesis a una embarcación de la universidad de Cambridge con otra de la de Oxford
boat trainferrocarril que enlaza con una línea marítima
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boat [bəʊt]
noun
(gen) barco (m); (large ship) buque (m); navío (m); (small) barca (f); (rowing boat) barca (f); bote (m) (de remo); (racing eight, ship's boat) bote (m)
to go by boat ir en barco; to launch or lower the boats botar los botes al agua
to burn one's boats quemar las naves
to miss the boat perder el tren
to push the boat out tirar la casa por la ventana (informal)
to rock the boat hacer olas
we're all in the same boat estamos todos en la misma situación
modifier
boat deck (n) cubierta (f) de botes
boat hook (n) bichero (m)
boat people (n) refugiados que huyen en barco
boat race (n) regata (f)
the Boat Race (Britain) carrera anual de remo entre Oxford y Cambridge
boat train (n) tren (m) que enlaza con el barco
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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