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cow(
kau
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
a. la vaca
(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)
(female bovine)
We walked across a field full of cows.Atravesamos un campo lleno de vacas.
b. la hembra
(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)
(female elephant, whale, seal)
The cow will suckle her pups for several months.La hembra amamantará a su cría durante varios meses.
2. (nasty or stupid woman)
a. la bruja
(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)
I hate my stepmother. She's a cow!Odio a mi madrastra. ¡Es una bruja!
b. la estúpida
(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)
My ex-boyfriend is going out with a real cow.Mi ex-novio está saliendo con una verdadera estúpida.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to intimidate)
a. intimidar
She refused to be cowed by this threat.No se dejó intimidar por esta amenaza.
b. acobardar
She could cow him with one glance.Podía acobardarlo con una sola mirada.
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cow
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. acobardar, intimidar
to cow somebody into submissionreducir a alguien a la obediencia
to look cowedparecer intimidado(a)
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cow [kaʊ]
noun
1 (Zool) vaca (f); (female of other species) hembra (f)
till the cows come home hasta que las ranas críen pelo
2 (woman) estúpida (f); bruja (f)
modifier
cow house (n) establo (m)
cow parsley (n) perejil (m) de monte
cow town (n) (US) pueblucho (m) de mala muerte
cow [kaʊ]
transitive verb
[+person] intimidar; acobardar
a cowed look una mirada temerosa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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