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bush(
boosh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (shrub)
a. el arbusto
(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 lilac bushes in front of the house are now in bloom.Los arbustos de lilas que hay delante de la casa ya han florecido.
b. la mata
(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 hawthorn bushes were covered in red berries.Las matas de espino se habían llenado de bayas rojas.
c. el matorral
(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).
Dried bushes were blowing across the road in the wind storm.Durante el huracán, había matorrales secos rodando por la carretera.
2. (wild vegetation)
a. la maleza
(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 hut is surrounded by a bush of thorns and brambles.La cabaña está rodeada por una maleza de espinos y zarzas.
b. el matorral
(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 vegetation in the valley is predominantly bush.La vegetación del valle es sobre todo matorral.
3. (wild area)
a. el monte
(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).
They left early this morning to go hunting for deer in the bush.Salieron temprano esta mañana para ir a cazar ciervos en el monte.
4. (mechanics) (United Kingdom)
a. el cojinete
(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).
It seems the noise the car was making was caused by some faulty bush in the suspension.Al parecer el ruido que hacía el auto se debía a un cojinete de suspensión defectuoso.
5.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(woman's pubic hair)
a. el arbusto
(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)
I don't care if a girl shaves her bush or not.Me da igual si una chica se depila el arbusto o no.
b. los pendejos
(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 crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
You can see that lady's bush.Se le ven los pendejos a esa mujer.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to grow like a bush; often used with "out" or "up")
a. crecer con exuberancia
The tree we had planted as children had bushed out.El árbol que habíamos plantado siendo niños había crecido con exuberancia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to cover with bushes)
a. cubrir con arbustos
I could hardly recognize the garden. The new gardener had bushed the areas under the windows.Apenas reconocía el jardín. El nuevo jardinero había cubierto con arbustos los espacios bajo las ventanas.
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bush
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (plant)
a. la arbusto m, mata
(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 bushel monte
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bush [bʊʃ]
noun
1 (shrub) arbusto (m); mata (f); (thicket) (also bushes) matorral (m)
to beat about the bush andarse con rodeos or por las ramas
2 (in Africa, Australia)
the bush el monte
modifier
bush baby (n) (Zool) lemúrido (m)
bush fire (n) incendio (m) de monte
bush telegraph (n) teléfono (m) árabe (informal)
bush [bʊʃ]
noun
(Téc) cojinete (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "bushes"
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please do not trim the bushes
no recortes los arbustos, por favor
please trim the bushes
por favor, poda los arbustos
bushes and shrubs
arbustos y matorrales
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