bull's-eye

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USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "bullseye."
bull's-eye
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (center of the target)
a. la diana
(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)
I aimed at the bull's-eye and loosed an arrow.Apunté a la diana y lanzé una flecha.
b. el blanco
(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)
His shot just missed the bull's-eye.Su tiro le erró por muy poco al blanco.
2. (shot)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
If you score a bull's-eye you get 50 points.Si das en el blanco vale 50 puntos.
The marksman hit three bull's-eyes in a row.El tirador hizo diana tres veces seguidas.
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bull's-eye
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el diana f, blanco
(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)
2. (also fig)
a.
to hit the bull's-eyedar en el blanco or clavo
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bull's-eye [ˈbʊlzaɪ]
noun
1 [of target] blanco (m)
to hit the bull's-eye score a bull's-eye dar en el blanco
2 (sweet) caramelo (m) de menta
3 (lantern) linterna (f) sorda
4 (Náut) ojo (m) de buey
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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