couch

couch(
kauch
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (furniture)
a. el sofá
(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)
I was sitting on the couch, watching television.Estaba sentada en el sofá viendo televisión.
b. el diván
(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)
(psychoanalyst's)
A psychoanalyst's office usually has a couch.El consultorio de un psicoanalista suele tener un diván.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to communicate)
a. expresar
He couched his criticism in delicate terms so as to not hurt anyone's feelings.Expresó sus críticas en términos delicados para no ofender a nadie.
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couch
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 sofá
(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)
2. (colloquial)
a.
to be on the couchestar yendo al psicoanalista
3. (colloquial)
a.
couch potatopersona que se pasa el día apoltronada viendo la tele
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (express)
a. expresar, formular
couch [kaʊtʃ]
noun
sofá (m); (Med) (in doctor's surgery) camilla (f); (psychiatrist's) diván (m)
to be on the couch especially (US) ir al psicoanalista
transitive verb
expresar
couched in jargon redactado en jerigonza
modifier
couch grass (n) hierba (f) rastrera
couch potato (n) teleadictoateleadicta (m) (f);a teleadicta persona que se apalanca en el sofá
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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