creature
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creature(
kri
-
chuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (living being)
a. la criatura
(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).
Furry creatures were running up and down the trees.Unas criaturas peludas subieron y bajaron de los árboles corriendo.
The rain forest is full of living creatures.La selva tropical está llena de criaturas vivientes.
b. el animal
(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).
We saw some amazing sea creatures when we went diving in Bali.Vimos unos animales marinos increíbles cuando fuimos a bucear en Bali.
2. (person)
a. la criatura
(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).
My sister is a strange creature, but I love her.Mi hermana es una criatura rara, pero la quiero.
3. (instrument)
a. el títere
(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).
He’s a creature of the polls. He changes his positions like the wind.Es un títere de las encuestas. Cambia de postura como el viento.
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creature
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (living being, animal)
a. la criatura
(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).
he's a creature of habites un animal de costumbres
the chairman is a creature of the governmentel presidente es un títere del Gobierno
creature comforts(pequeños) placeres de la vida
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creature [ˈkriːtʃəʳ]
noun
1 (gen) criatura (f); (animal) animal (m); (insect etc) bicho (m)
2 (person)
pay no attention to that creature no hagas caso de esa individua; poor creature! ¡pobrecito!; wretched creature! ¡desgraciado!; creature of habit esclavoaesclava (m) (f) de la costumbre;a esclava
3 (dependent person) títere (m)
modifier
creature comforts (n) comodidades (f) (materiales)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "creature"
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sea creature
criatura marina
mythical creature
el animal mitológico
living creature
el ser vivo
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