bully
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bully(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (thug)
a. el abusador
(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 abusadora
(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).
The bully smacked me on the head and stole my money.El abusador me dio un coscorrón y me robó el dinero.
b. el matón
(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 matona
(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 tried to defend myself against the school bully.Traté de defenderme del matón de mi escuela.
c. el bravucón
(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 bravucona
(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).
You don't have to be a bully to get what you want.No tienes que ser un bravucón para conseguir lo que quieres.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to intimidate)
a. intimidar
She bullied him into doing what she wanted.Lo intimidó para que hiciera lo que ella quería.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He was being bullied at school.Estaba sufriendo acoso escolar.
The teacher said Eve has been bullying her friends.La profesora dijo que Eve estuvo intimidando a sus amigos.
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bully
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el matón(ona)
(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 matón(ona)
(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. (at school)
a. el abusón(ona)
(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 abusón(ona)
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
b. el abusador(ora)
(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 abusador(ora)
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
3. (ironic)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
bully for you!¡toma ya!
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (general)
a. intimidar
to bully somebody into doing somethingintimidar a alguien para que haga algo
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bully [ˈbʊlɪ]
noun
1 (person) matónonamatona (m) (f);ona matona peleónonapeleona (m) (f);ona peleona
2 (Britain) (Hockey) (also bully-off) saque (m)
transitive verb
(also bully around) intimidar
to bully sb into doing sth intimidar a algn para que haga algo
bully [ˈbʊlɪ]
adjective
(first-rate) de primera
interjection
bully for you! ¡bravo!
bully [ˈbʊlɪ]
noun
(Mil) (also bully beef) carne (f) de vaca conservada en lata
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "bully"
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Why do you bully me?
¿Por qué me intimidas?
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