brim
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brim(
brihm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (edge)
a. el borde
(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 glass was already full to the brim when Iris dropped an ice cube in and spilled her drink.El vaso ya estaba lleno hasta el borde cuando Iris dejó caer un hielo y derramó la bebida.
2. (related to a hat)
a. el ala
(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).
Brad wore a gray hat with a black brim.Brad llevaba un sombrero gris con un ala negra.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to become overly full)
a. rebosar
The backyard pond is brimming with turtles.El estanque del patio rebosa de tortugas.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Her eyes brimmed with tears when she heard the sad news.Cuando oyó la triste noticia, se le llenaron los ojos de lágrimas.
When she came back from her first day at her new job, Mary was brimming with happiness.A la vuelta de su primer día en el nuevo trabajo, Mary estaba rebosante de felicidad.
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brim
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of cup, glass)
a. el borde
(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. (of hat)
a. la ala
(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.).
3. (with liquid, enthusiasm)
a.
to be brimming withrebosar de
her eyes brimmed with tearstenía los ojos anegados de lágrimas
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brim [brɪm]
noun
[of cup] borde (m); [of hat] ala (f);
intransitive verb
(also brim over) rebosar; desbordarse
to brim with rebosar de
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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