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traqueteo
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traqueteo(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (continuous repeated sounds)
a. crackle
El traqueteo de los fuegos artificiales asustó a los perros.The crackle of the fireworks frightened the dogs.
b. banging
El traqueteo de los cohetes hizo me dio dolor de cabeza.The banging of the rockets gave me a headache.
c. rattle
En la distancia se oía el traqueteo de las ametralladoras.The rattle of the machine guns could be heard in the distance.
d. drumming
El traqueteo del pájaro carpintero sobre el árbol sonaba muy fuerte.The drumming of the woodpecker on the tree was really loud.
e. pounding
El traqueteo de la lluvia en el techo se detuvo.The pounding of rain on the roof stopped.
2. (movement)
a. jolting
El traqueteo del tren hizo que me golpeara la cabeza contra la ventana un par de veces.The jolting of the train caused me to hit my head on the window a couple of times.
b. clattering (noisy)
El traqueteo aumentó cuando la camioneta tomó un camino pedregoso.The clattering increased when the pickup went on to a rough, stony road.
c. clatter (noisy)
Al despertarme, oí el traqueteo de tazas y platos en la cocina.When I woke up, I could hear the clatter of cups and plates in the kitchen.
3. (coming and going)
a. rushing around
Niños, basta de traqueteo. Estoy tratando de dormir.That's enough rushing around, kids. I'm trying to sleep.
b. hustle and bustle
Después de tanto traqueteo, los espectadores ya estaban en sus asientos.After all the hustle and bustle, the spectators were finally in their seats.
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traqueteo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (ruido)
a. rattling
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traqueteo
1 (acción) [de vehículo] rattle; rattling; jolting; [de cohete] crackle; bang; [de ametralladora] rattle
2 (And) (Caribe) (México) (ruido) row; din; (movimiento) hustle and bustle; coming and going
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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