creak
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creak(
krik
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sound)
a. el crujido
(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).
Luis shot Marta a look of profound discomfort when they heard the creak of bedsprings coming from their son's room.Luis miró a Marta con profunda inquietud cuando oyeron el crujido de los muelles de la cama proveniente del cuarto de su hijo.
b. el chirrido
(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).
Benjamin heard the creak of the door as it slowly opened, and to his fright, there was no one there.Benjamín oyó el chirrido de la puerta al abrirse lentamente y, para su horror, no había nadie allí.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to squeak)
a. crujir
My knees creak every time I stand up.Mis rodillas crujen cada vez que me levanto.
b. chirriar
This spooky old house creaks with the slightest gust of wind.Esta vieja y espeluznante casa chirría con la más mínima ráfaga de viento.
c. rechinar
The hinge on the table creaks when you raise the folding end of it.La bisagra de la mesa rechina cuando se sube el ala plegable.
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creak
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of hinge)
a. el chirrido
(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).
2. (of timber, shoes)
a. el chirrido, crujido
(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).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (hinge)
a. chirriar, rechinar
4. (timber, shoes)
a. crujir
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creak [kriːk]
noun
[of wood, shoe etc] crujido (m); [of hinge etc] chirrido (m); rechinamiento (m);
intransitive verb
crujir; (squeak) chirriar; rechinar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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