bridge
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bridge(
brihj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (structure)
a. el puente
(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).
You can cross the river using the bridge.Puedes cruzar el río a través del puente.
2. (of glasses)
a. el puente
(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 bridge of my glasses broke and I had to fix it with tape.El puente de mis gafas se rompió y tuve que arreglarlo con cinta adhesiva.
3. (anatomy)
a. el caballete
(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 broke the bridge of my nose when I was a child.Me rompí el caballete de la nariz de niño.
4. (music)
a. el puente
(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 know how to play every part of that song except the bridge.Sé como tocar esa canción entera menos el puente.
5. (instruments)
a. el puente
(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 bridge of the guitar is made of wood.El puente de la guitarra está hecho de madera.
6. (dentistry)
a. el puente
(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).
You should get a dental implant instead of a dental bridge.Deberías ponerte un implante dental en vez de un puente.
7. (nautical)
a. el puente de mando
(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 captain went to the bridge at the request of the watch officer.El capitán fue al puente de mando por petición del oficial de guardia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (to build a bridge)
a. tender un puente sobre
They want to bridge the strait between the mainland and the island.Quieren tender un puente sobre el estrecho entre la tierra firme y la isla.
9. (to unite)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
This building bridges the gap between the city's past and its future.Este edificio conecta el pasado de la ciudad con el futuro.
We can't move forward until we've bridged our differences.No podemos avanzar sin superar nuestras diferencias.
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bridge
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cardgame)
a. el bridge
(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).
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bridge [brɪdʒ]
noun
1 (gen) puente (m); also (Mús)
to build a bridge between two communities crear un vínculo (de unión) entre dos comunidades
It is hoped that the new initiative will help to build a bridge between the two warring communities
we must rebuild our bridges tenemos que restablecer las relaciones
to burn one's bridges quemar las naves
we'll cross that bridge when we come to it trataremos ese problema en su momento
don't cross your bridges before you come to them no adelantes los acontecimientos
much water has flowed under the bridge since then mucho ha llovido desde entonces
2 (Náut) puente (m) de mando
3 [of nose] caballete (m); [of spectacles] puente (m)
4 (Dentistry) puente (m)
transitive verb
tender un puente sobre
to bridge a gap llenar un vacío
modifier
bridge building (n) construcción (f) de puentes; restablecimiento (m) de relaciones
bridge [brɪdʒ]
noun
(Cards) bridge (m)
modifier
bridge party (n) reunión (f) de bridge
bridge player (n) jugadorajugadora (m) (f) de bridge;a jugadora
bridge roll (n) tipo de bollo pequeño y alargado
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bridge
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bridge(
breech
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (card games)
a. bridge
En el bridge, la estrategia de juego y la lógica desempeñan un papel muy importante.In bridge, gaming strategy and logic play a very important role.
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bridge
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. bridge
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bridge [briʒ] [britʃ]
(Naipes) bridge
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