burrow

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burrow(
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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's cave)
a. la madriguera
(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 rat scurried across the lawn and into its burrow.La rata se escabulló por el césped y se metió en su madriguera.
b. la conejera
(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)
(rabbit)
There is a family of wild rabbits living in a burrow in the woods.Hay una familia de conejos silvestres que viven en una conejera en el bosque.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to dig)
a. cavar
When I got to the beach, I took off my shoes and burrowed into the sand with my toes.Cuando llegué a la playa, me quité los zapatos y cavé en la arena con los dedos de los pies.
b. hurgar
Brett burrowed through the drawer looking for a matching pair of socks.Brett hurgó en el cajón en busca de un par de calcetines que hicieran juego.
c. escarbar
The rescuers burrowed through deep rubble to get to the trapped miners.Los equipos de rescate escarbaron los escombros profundos para llegar a los mineros atrapados.
d. horadar
They burrowed into the rock with heavy equipment to build a tunnel.Horadaron la roca con equipo pesado para construir un túnel.
e. meterse
The puppy jumped up on the bed and burrowed under the sheets with me.El cachorro brincó a la cama y se metió bajo las sábanas conmigo.
f. rebuscar
David burrowed around in the kitchen and found some tea.David rebuscó en la cocina y encontró algo de té.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to dig)
a. cavar
A rat burrowed a hole through the soft temporary levee, releasing a stream of water.Una rata cavó un agujero en el blando dique temporal y liberó una corriente de agua.
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burrow
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of animal)
a. la madriguera
(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)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (animal)
a. cavar
3. (fig)
a.
he burrowed around in his deskrebuscó en su escritorio
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burrow [ˈbʌrəʊ]
noun
[of animal] madriguera (f); [of rabbit] conejera (f);
transitive verb
[+hole] cavar
to burrow one's way abrirse camino cavando;into en;
intransitive verb
[+animal] hacer una madriguera
to burrow into hacer madrigueras en; horadar; investigar minuciosamente; he burrowed under the bedclothes se metió debajo de la ropa de cama
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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