chunk

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chunk(
chuhngk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (solid piece)
a. el trozo
(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)
Just as Guillermina stepped out of the building, a chunk of concrete fell right in front of her.Justo cuando Guillermina salía del edificio, un trozo de concreto cayó en frente de ella.
b. el pedazo
(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)
The soup had chunks of potato, shrimp, clams and calamari in it.La sopa tenía pedazos de papa, camarón, almejas y calamares.
c. el cacho
(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)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
When the cook pulled the cooler away from the wall, there were chunks of old food behind it.Cuando el cocinero separó la nevera de la pared, había cachos de comida vieja detrás de ella.
2. (large amount)
a. la cantidad considerable
(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)
It seems Dario's great uncle left him a chunk of money in his will.Parece que el tío de Darío le dejo una cantidad considerable de dinero en su testamento.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to cut into pieces)
a. cortar en trozos
Peel and chunk all the pineapple, and add it to the fruit salad.Pela y corta en trozos toda la piña, y agrégala a la ensalada de frutas.
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chunk
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 trozo
(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)
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chunk [tʃʌŋk]
noun
[of bread, cheese etc] pedazo (m); trozo (m); [of land, time, money] cantidad (f) considerable
The company owns a chunk of farmland near Gatwick Airport That procedure takes roughly 400 man-hours and represents a big chunk of time and money for an airline that wants to keep planes flying
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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