bog

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bog(
bag
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (swamp)
a. el pantano
(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've heard people tell there's a foul creature in that bog that eats men alive.He oído decir que hay una bestia horrenda en ese pantano que se come vivos a los hombres.
It was midnight, and the only sound that could be heard in the bog was the croaking of the frogs.Era medianoche, y el único sonido que se podía escuchar en el pantano era el croar de las ranas.
b. la ciénaga
(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)
Frederick could feel his feet sinking deeper into the mire of the bog with every step.Frederick podía sentir que los pies se le hundían en el fango de la ciénaga con cada paso.
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(toilet) (United Kingdom)
a. el meadero
(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)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
I've got to go to bog, lads. Order me another pint, will you?Tengo que ir al meadero, muchachos. Pídanme otra cerveza, venga.
b. el retrete
(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)
Mark's been in the bog for nearly 20 minutes. Should we see if he's all right?Mark lleva casi 20 minutos en el retrete. ¿Deberíamos ver si está bien?
c. el váter
(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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I need the bog. Do you know where it is?Necesito ir al váter. ¿Sabes dónde está?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to immobilize; used with "down")
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The country doesn't progress because it's bogged down in bureaucracy.El país no progresa porque está empantanado en la burocracia.
The road wasn't paved and the truck got bogged down in the mud.El camino no estaba asfaltado y el camión se quedó atascado en el barro.
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bog
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (marsh)
a. la pantano m, ciénaga
(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) (United Kingdom)
a. el baño
(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)
(toilet)
b. el tigre
(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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
bog roll or paperpapel higiénico
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bog [bɒɡ]
noun
1 (swamp) pantano (m); ciénaga (f)
2 (Britain) (toilet) retrete (m); meadero (very_informal) (m)
modifier
bog paper (n) (Britain) papel (m) de wáter
bog roll (n) (Britain) rollo (m) de papel de wáter
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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