body
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body(
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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. (anatomy)
a. el cuerpo
(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).
My body aches from running.Me duele el cuerpo de correr.
b. el cadáver
(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).
(dead)
They fished another body out of the river this morning.Sacaron otro cadáver más del río esta mañana.
2. (organization)
a. el organismo
(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 student body can make demands for change.Un organismo estudiantil puede pedir cambios.
b. el órgano
(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 Supreme Court is the judicial body of the government.La Corte Suprema es el órgano jurídico del gobierno.
3. (collection)
a. la masa
(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).
They based their findings on a large body of data.Basaron sus conclusiones en una amplia masa de datos.
4. (hair volume)
a. el cuerpo
(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 wish my hair had more body.Ojalá mi cabello tuviera más cuerpo.
5. (automobile)
a. la carrocería
(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 metal bodies are made at the plant.Las carrocerías metálicas se hacen en la fábrica.
6. (person)
a. el tipo
(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).
, la tipa
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
He's such a weird body.Es un tipo muy raro.
7. (astronomy)
a. el cuerpo
(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).
Did you go to the lecture on the different bodies found in the solar system: planets, asteroids, stars, and so on?¿Fuiste a la conferencia sobre los diversos cuerpos que se hallan en el sistema solar: planetas, asteroides, estrellas, etc.?
8. (aviation)
a. el fuselaje
(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 body of the plane was found in the forest ten years after the accident.El fuselaje del avión fue hallado en la selva diez años después del accidente.
9. (main structure)
a. el cuerpo
(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 body of the building was built in the Middle Ages.El cuerpo del edificio fue construido en la Edad Media.
b. el armazón
(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).
, la armazón
(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).
What's the name of the body of a ship?¿Cómo se llama el armazón de una nave?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
10. (automobile)
a. fabricar la carrocería de
These cars have traditionally been bodied in Germany, although this could change in the near future.La carrocería de estos carros se ha fabricado tradicionalmente en Alemania, aunque esto podría cambiar en un futuro próximo.
11.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to give form to; used with "forth")
a. dar cuerpo a
It could well be said that the sculptor managed to body forth the spirit of her time.Bien podría decirse que la escultora supo dar cuerpo al espíritu de su tiempo.
b. articular
The author processed all those abstract ideas and bodied them forth in his extensive work.El autor procesó todas esas ideas abstractas y las articuló en su extensa obra.
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body
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of person, animal)
a. el cuerpo
(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. (dead)
a. el cadáver
(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. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to have enough to keep body and soul togethertener lo justo para vivir
4. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
over my dead body!¡por encima de mi cadáver!
body bagbolsa para cadáveres
5. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
a body blowun duro golpe
body builderculturista mf
body buildingculturismo m
body clockreloj biológico
6. (military)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
body countnúmero m de bajas
body fascismdictadura del cuerpo
body languagelenguaje corporal
body lotionloción corporal
body odorolor corporal
body piercingperforaciones en el cuerpo, “piercing” m
body warmerchaleco acolchado
7. (of hair, wine)
a. el cuerpo
(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).
8. (group)
a. el grupo m, conjunto
(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).
public bodyorganismo público
a large body of peopleun nutrido grupo de gente
a body of evidenceun conjunto de pruebas
the body politicel Estado, la nación
body of watermasa de agua
9. (main part; of car)
a. la carrocería
(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).
10. (of letter, argument)
a. el núcleo
(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).
body shoptaller de carrocería
11. (garment)
a. el body
(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).
body stockingmalla f
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body [ˈbɒdɪ]
noun
1 [of person, animal] cuerpo (m); tronco (m)
body and soul (as adv) de todo corazón; con el alma; to belong to sb body and soul pertenecer a algn en cuerpo y alma
over my dead body! ¡en sueños!; ¡ni pensarlo!
to keep body and soul together ir tirando
you need to eat in order to keep body and soul together it wasn't a great meal, but at least it will keep body and soul together
her salary hardly keeps body and soul together apenas se gana para vivir
2 (corpse) cadáver (m)
3 (external structure) armazón (m) (f); casco (m); (Aut) (also bodywork) carrocería (f)
4 (core) [of argument] meollo (m)
the main body of his speech la parte principal or el meollo de su discurso
5 (mass, collection) [of information, literature] conjunto (m); grueso (m); [of people] grupo (m); [of water] masa (f)
a large body of people un nutrido grupo de personas; the student body [of school] el alumnado; [of university] el estudiantado; the body politic el estado; a fine body of men un buen grupo de hombres
this is a fine body of men, sergeant
a large body of evidence un buen conjunto de pruebas; there is a body of opinion that ... hay buen número de gente que opina que ...; in a body todos juntos; en masa
6 (organization) organismo (m); órgano (m)
7 [of wine] cuerpo (m); [of hair] volumen (m); cuerpo (m)
to give one's hair body dar volumen or cuerpo al cabello
8 (Astron) (Chem) cuerpo (m)
9 (person) tipoatipa (informal) (m) (f);a tipa tíoatía (m) (f) (informal);a tía (Esp)
he's an inquisitive old body she's a pleasant little body
10
body stocking See culture box in entry body.
modifier
body armour body armor (US) (n) equipo de protección corporal
Correspondents and crews are also given helmets, high-velocity bullet-proof vests and other body armour
body bag (n) bolsa (f) para restos humanos
body blow (n) golpe (m) duro; revés (m)
body clock (n) reloj (m) biológico
body count (n) (US) número (m) or balance (m) de las víctimas
to do a body count [of those present] hacer un recuento de la asistencia; [of dead] hacer un recuento de los muertos
body double (n) (Cine) (TV) doble (m)
body fascism (n) discriminación (f) por el (aspecto) físico
We attack misogyny in all its guises, from body fascism to rape
body fat (n) grasa (f) corporal; grasa (f) (del cuerpo)
Athletes such as runners and high-jumpers try to minimise body fat, which they see as dead weight From our twenties we begin to put on body fat
body language (n) lenguaje (m) corporal; lenguaje (m) del cuerpo
body lotion (n) loción (f) corporal
body mike (n) micro (m) de solapa (informal)
body odour body odor (US) (n) olor (m) corporal
body repairs (n) (Aut) reparación (f) de la carrocería
body repair shop (n) (Aut) taller (m) de reparaciones de carrocería; (de carrocería)
body scanner (n) escáner (m)
body search (n) registro (m) de la persona
body shop (n) (Aut) taller (m) de reparaciones de carrocería; (de carrocería)
body snatcher (n) (Hist) ladrónaladróa (m) (f) de cadáveres;a ladróa
body stocking (n) body (m); bodi (m)
body suit (n)
body stocking See culture box in entry body.
body swerve (n) (Dep) finta (f); regate (m)
There was one sublime body swerve that left Trevor Peake flat-footed SHOWING off near-perfect balance, mean body swerves and an advanced footballing brain, Kinkladze treated Maine Road to another virtuoso performance
body temperature (n) temperatura (f) corporal
A healthy human is capable of maintaining body temperature within a degree or so of 37.5.C
body warmer (n) chaleco (m) acolchado
body weight (n) peso (m) (del cuerpo)
Nearly 3lbs of your body weight is calcium
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body
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "bodi."
body(
boh
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dee
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (undergarment)
a. body
A mi novio este body rojo le parece de lo más sexy.My boyfriend finds this red body really sexy.
2. (sports garment)
a. leotard
Mi hija va a hacer ballet, así que le tengo que comprar un body y unas zapatillas.My daughter is going to do ballet, so I have to buy a leotard and a pair of ballet shoes for her.
b. body stocking
¿Qué llevas en la clase de gimnasia? - Un body.What do you wear in gym class? - A body stocking.
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body
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. body
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body [boði]
bodies (plural) body stocking
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