cage

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cage(
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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. (enclosure for animals)
a. la jaula
(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)
She thinks keeping animals in cages is cruel.Ella cree que tener animales en jaulas es cruel.
2. (ice hockey goal)
a. la portería
(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 goalie was too far away from the cage to stop the shot.El portero estaba muy lejos de la portería para parar el lanzamiento.
b. la meta
(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 NHL added cameras to cages in order to aid with video reviews.La NHL agregó cámaras a las metas para revisar mejor los videos.
3. (basketball court)
a. la cancha
(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)
Come down to the cage for a game of basketball after class.Baja a la cancha para un partido de básquetbol después de clase.
4. (elevator compartment)
a. la caja
(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 elevator is out of order because the cage is broken.El ascensor está fuera de servicio porque se rompió la caja.
b. la jaula
(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 mine)
Cage accidents were common in the early years of coal mining.Los accidentes en la jaula eran habituales en los primeros años de la minería del carbón.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to put in a cage)
a. enjaular
He said the enemy had caged him like an animal in a zoo.Dijo que el enemigo lo había enjaulado como a un animal en un zoológico.
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cage
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (for bird or animal, of lift)
a. la jaula
(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 transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. enjaular
to feel caged insentirse enjaulado(a)
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cage [keɪdʒ]
noun
jaula (f); (in mine) jaula (f) de ascensor;
transitive verb
enjaular
like a caged tiger como una fiera enjaulada
modifier
cage(d) bird (n) pájaro (m) de jaula
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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