dribble

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dribble(
drih
-
buhl
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to trickle)
a. gotear
Sweat dribbled down Charlie's face while he tried to fix the air conditioner.El sudor goteaba por la cara de Charlie mientras intentaba arreglar el acondicionador de aire.
2. (sports)
a. regatear
Sophie advanced, dribbled, and shot across the goal.Sophie se adelantó, regateó y disparó cruzado.
The striker dribbled past the goalie and scored.El delantero regateó al portero y anotó.
b. driblear
The midfielder dribbled past four players and passed the ball.El mediocampista dribleó a cuatro jugadores y pasó la pelota.
c. driblar
Colin dribbled down the court, took a shot, and scored.Colin dribló por la cancha, hizo un tiro y anotó.
3. (to drool)
a. babear
The baby dribbled on her rattle.La bebé babeó sobre su sonaja.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to trickle)
a. chorrear
I was in such a hurry that I dribbled milk down my chin as I ate my cereal.Tenía tanta prisa que chorreé la leche por mi barbilla mientras me comía el cereal.
5. (sports)
a. driblar
You have to dribble the ball as you advance.Tienes que driblar el balón mientras avanzas.
b. regatear
James dribbled the ball for a few steps, then passed it.James regateó el balón unos cuantos pasos, luego lo pasó.
c. driblear
Cristina can dribble the ball with either hand.Cristina puede driblear la pelota con cualquiera de las manos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
6. (trickle)
a. el chorrito
(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)
Lucy put a dribble of cream in her coffee.Lucy le echó un chorrito de crema a su café.
b. el hilo
(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)
Only a dribble of water is coming out of the shower.Solo cae un hilo de agua de la regadera.
c. la gota
(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 couldn't close the faucet, and so there's still a dribble of water coming out.No pude cerrar la llave, y por eso siguen saliendo gotas de agua.
7. (saliva)
a. la baba
(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)
The dog fell asleep on my lap and now my pants are wet with his dribble.El perro se quedó dormido en mis piernas y ahora tengo el pantalón mojado con su baba.
8. (small amount)
a. poquito
The chef put the salmon on a bed of spinach with a dribble of olive oil and sea salt.El chef colocó el salmón en una cama de espinacas con un poquito de aceite de oliva y sal de mar.
b. la gota
(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 need to go buy shampoo. There's just a dribble left in the bottle.Tengo que ir a comprar champú. Solo queda una gota en el frasco,
9. (sports)
a. el dribbling
(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)
The new player had a couple of good dribbles in the second half.El nuevo jugador hizo un par de buenos dribblings en el segundo tiempo.
b. el regate
(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)
That was a classic dribble from the Spanish forward.Ese fue un regate clásico del delantero español.
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dribble
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (saliva)
a. la baba
(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)
2. (of blood, oil)
a. el reguero
(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)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (person)
a. babear
4. (liquid)
a. gotear
5. (fig)
a.
to dribble in/outentrar/salir poco a poco
6. (soccer player)
a. llevar el balón controlado
to dribble past a defenderregatear or driblar a un defensa
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dribble [ˈdrɪbl]
noun
1 [of saliva] babeo (m); [of water] gotitas (f)
the water came out in a dribble (thin stream) salía un hilillo de agua; (dripping) el agua goteaba; a dribble of water (thin stream) un hilillo de agua; (drops) gotas de agua
2 (Ftbl) control (m) del balón; (past opponents) regate (m); dribling (m)
transitive verb
1 [+liquid]
he dribbled his milk all down his chin le chorreaba la leche por la barbilla
2 (Ftbl) regatear; driblar
intransitive verb
1 [+baby] babear; [+liquid] gotear
2 (Ftbl) controlar el balón
to dribble past sb regatear or driblar a algn
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