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doorsteps
-los umbrales
Pluralofdoorstep
doorsteps
Presenthe/sheconjugation ofdoorstep.
doorstep(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (threshold)
a. el umbral
(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)
Don't just stand there on the doorstep. Come in.No te quedes en el umbral. Pasa.
2. (step)
a. el escalón de entrada
(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)
When I arrived at Julia's house, a young man was scrubbing the doorstep.Cuando llegué a casa de Julia, un joven estaba fregando el escalón de entrada.
b. el peldaño de la puerta
(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)
Be careful! The doorstep's slippery as I just washed it.¡Cuidado! El peldaño de la puerta está resbaladizo porque acabo de lavarlo.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(thick piece) (United Kingdom)
a. la rebanada gruesa
(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 grandmother made me a sandwich using great doorsteps of freshly baked bread with ham.Mi abuela me preparó un sándwich con rebanadas gruesas de pan recien cocido y jamón.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to wait outside for) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
After the story broke, a number of journalists doorstepped McGregor for a week.Después de que se conoció la noticia, varios periodistas esperaron a McGregor fuera de su casa durante una semana.
The singer has moved to a remote location to avoid journalists doorstepping her.La cantante se mudó a un sitio alejado para evitar el acoso de los periodistas esperándola en la puerta de su casa.
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doorstep
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 escalón de entrada
(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)
he stood on the doorstepse quedó en el umbral
2. (fig)
a.
on one's doorstepen la misma puerta
doorstep [ˈdɔːstep]
noun
(threshold) umbral (m); (step) peldaño (m) de la puerta
on our doorstep en la puerta de casa; we don't want an airport on our doorstep no queremos un aeropuerto aquí tan cerca
transitive verb
(Britain) ir los periodistas a la casa de una persona para hacerle fotos o una entrevista, a menudo en contra de su voluntad
The newspaper contacted his grandmother to trace his present address, and later doorstepped him at his home
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