bull

bull(
bool
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
a. el toro
(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).
(M)
(male bovine)
The bull is a great symbol of strength to Spaniards.El toro es un gran símbolo de la fuerza para los españoles.
b. el macho
(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).
(M)
(male elephant, whale, seal)
When seal breeding season arrives, the bulls battle each other for dominance.Cuando llega la temporada de reproducción de las focas, los machos se luchan para el dominio.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(nonsense)
a. las sandeces
(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).
(F)
Don't give me that bull! Tell me the truth!¡No me vengas con esas sandeces! ¡Dime la verdad!
b. las chorradas
(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).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Don't believe that bull that you hear on television.No creas esas chorradas que escuchas en la televisión.
3. (religious)
a. la bula
(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).
(F)
In a papal bull of 1520, he sought to outlaw the works of Luther.En una bula papal de 1520, buscaba proscribir las obras de Luther.
4. (finance)
a. el alcista
(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).
(M)
, la alcista
(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).
(F)
The bulls are liking the mood of economic confidence and certainty.A los alcistas le gusta el clima de confianza y certeza en la economía.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to push)
a. empujar
The man bulled the chair towards me and gestured for me to sit down.El hombre empujó la silla hacia mí y me indicó con gestos que me sentara.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to make your way forcefully)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The singer had to bull his way through the crowd of fans.El cantante tuvo que abrirse paso a través de la multitud de fans.
When I was only fifteen years old, I bulled my way into the film industry, and when I was 20 I won my first Oscar.Con solo quince años, logré introducirme en el mundo del cine, y con 20 gané mi primer Óscar.
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bull
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (religion)
a. la bula
(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).
(F)
bull [bʊl]
noun
1 (Zool) toro (m); (male) [of elephant, seal] macho (m)
like a bull in a china shop como un elefante en una cristalería
to take the bull by the horns coger or agarrar el toro por los cuernos; (LAm)
2 (Economics) alcista (m)
3 (nonsense) sandeces (informal) (f); chorradas (f) (informal); (Esp)
to talk a lot of bull decir sandeces (informal); decir chorradas (informal); (Esp)
4 (Mil) trabajos (m) rutinarios
adjective
(Zool) macho
transitive verb
(Economics)
to bull the market hacer subir el mercado comprando acciones especulativamente
modifier
bull bars (n) (Aut) defensa (f) (delantera or frontal)
bull calf (n) (Zool) becerro (m)
bull dyke (n) camionera (informal) (f)
We're not your Seventies myth of man-hating bull-dykes in dungarees
bull market (n) (Economics) mercado (m) en alza or alcista
bull neck (n) cuello (m) de toro
bull terrier (n) bulterrier (m)
bull [bʊl]
noun
(Rel) bula (f)
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