bug
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bug(
buhg
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el bicho
(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).
There were bugs crawling all over the garbage.Había bichos moviéndose por toda la basura.
b. el chinche
(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).
(one that bites)
Be sure to check your hotel mattress for bugs before you unpack.No olviden chequear que el colchón del hotel no tenga chinches antes de desempacar.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(germ)
a. el virus
(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).
There's a nasty flu bug going around.Circula por ahí un virus de la gripe bastante malo.
b. la infección
(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).
He picked up a stomach bug on his last trip to Pensacola.Se ha agarrado una infección estomacal en su último viaje a Pensacola.
3. (computing)
a. el error de programación
(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 software was released to the public before all the bugs could be worked out.El software se puso a disposición del público antes de que se corrigieran todos los errores de programación.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(listening device)
a. el micrófono oculto
(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 FBI placed bugs in his office.El FBI colocó micrófonos ocultos en su oficina.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(obsession)
a. el gusanillo
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
She caught the photography bug while traveling through Spain.Le picó el gusanillo de la fotografía en su viaje por España.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(enthusiast)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el entusiasta
(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).
, la entusiasta
(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).
She is a real exercise bug.Es una verdadera entusiasta del ejercicio.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to listen)
a. intervenir (via telephone)
The police bugged his telephone.La policía intervino su teléfono.
b. colocar un micrófono oculto en
They bugged the ambassador's hotel room.Colocaron micrófonos ocultos en la habitación del embajador.
8.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to annoy)
a. fastidiar
Stop bugging me!¡Deja de fastidiarme!
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bug
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (biting insect)
a. el bicho
(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. (any insect)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el bicho m, insecto
(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).
3. (colloquial)
a. la infección
(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).
(illness)
there's a bug going roundhay un virus rondando por ahí
4. (fig)
a.
the travel bugel gusanillo de viajar
5. (computers)
a. el error
(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).
6. (listening device)
a. el micrófono oculto
(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).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (telephone)
a. pinchar, intervenir
8. (room)
a. poner micrófonos en
9. (colloquial)
a. molestar, fastidiar (annoy)
stop bugging me about it!¡deja de darme la lata con eso!
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bug [bʌɡ]
noun
1 (Zool) chinche (m); especially (US) (any insect) bicho (m)
2 (germ) microbio (m); (obsession) gusanillo (m)
flu bug virus (m) de la gripe; there's a bug going around hay un virus que corre por ahí; I've got the travel bug me ha picado el gusanillo de los viajes
3 (hidden microphone) micrófono (m) oculto
4 especially (US) (defect, snag) traba (f); pega (f)
5 (Comput) virus (m)
6 (US) (small car) coche (m) compacto
7 (US) (enthusiast) aficionadoaaficionada (m) (f);a aficionada entusiasta (m)
...a basketball bug
transitive verb
1 [+telephone] intervenir; pinchar (informal); [+room] poner un micrófono oculto en; [+person] escuchar clandestinamente a; pinchar el teléfono de (informal)
my phone is bugged mi teléfono está pinchado (informal); do you think this room is bugged? ¿crees que en esta habitación hay un micro oculto?
2 (annoy) fastidiar; molestar
don't bug me! ¡deja de molestar(me) or fastidiar!; what's bugging you? ¿qué mosca te ha picado? (informal)
modifier
bug hunter (n) entomólogoaentomóloga (m) (f);a entomóloga
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bug
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bug(
bohg
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (computing)
a. bug
El software tiene un bug que hace que la computadora se cuelgue.The software has a bug that causes the computer to crash.
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bug
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (computers)
a. bug
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