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el anzuelo
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (tool for fishing)
a. fish hook
El pescador añadió un cebo artificial al anzuelo.The fisher placed an artificial lure on the fish hook.
b. hook
Un pez picó el anzuelo poco después de colocar la caña.A fish bit the hook shortly after I had casted off.
2. (trap)
a. bait
En el programa, se utiliza a un actor como anzuelo para la broma.In the TV show, an actor acts as a bait for the joke.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. (fish) hook
2. (fam fig)
a. bait
tragarse el anzueloto take the bait
(para pescar) fish hook; (aliciente) bait; lure
echar el anzuelo to offer a bait; offer an inducement
picar en el anzuelo
tragarse el anzuelo
to swallow the bait
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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