broom
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broom(
brum
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (utensil)
a. la escoba
(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).
I used a broom to sweep up the broken glass.Usé una escoba para barrer el cristal roto.
2. (botany)
a. la retama
(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).
There are many different species of brooms that produce beautiful flowers.Hay muchas especies diferentes de retama que producen flores bonitas.
b. la hiniesta
(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 broom is a type of evergreen bush.Una hiniesta es un tipo de arbusto de hoja perenne.
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broom
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (plant)
a. la retama f, escoba
(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).
2. (for cleaning)
a. la escoba
(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).
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
a new broomjefe recién llegado que quiere cambiar radicalmente las cosas
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broom [bruːm] [brʊm]
noun
1 (brush) escoba (f)
new broom escoba (f) nueva
a new broom sweeps clean escoba nueva barre bien
It will be some time before the new broom sweeps clean but there is a hope, indeed an expectation, that a new spirit will at least imbue the proceedings in Basingstoke this week A new broom doesn't always sweep clean, it just brushes some of the worst dirt under the carpet for a while
2 (Bot) retama (f); hiniesta (f)
modifier
broom closet (US)broom cupboard (Britain) (n) armario (m) de los artículos de limpieza
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "broom"
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broom and dustpan
escoba y recogedor
Is the broom behind the door?
¿Está la escoba detrás de la puerta?
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