A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (body of water)
a. el arroyo
(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).
Don't drink downstream from that brook! The water isn't clean.¡No bebas de las aguas que bajan de ese arroyo! El agua no está limpia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to accept)
a. tolerar
The professors at this university should not brook plagiarism in any form.Los profesores de esta universidad no deben admitir el plagio en cualquier forma.
b. admitir
As the best defense lawyer in the city, he brooks no opposition from the prosecution.Como el mejor abogado defensor de la ciudad, no admite oposición de la acusación.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (formal)
a. tolerar, consentir (tolerate)
he will brook no oppositionno admitirá oposición
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brook [brʊk]
(stream) arroyo (m)
brook [brʊk]
transitive verb
(tolerate) tolerar; admitir
he brooks no opposition no admite oposición
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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