elbow

elbow(
ehl
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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. (anatomy)
a. el codo
(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)
It's not appropriate to place your elbows on the table.Es de mala educación poner los codos en la mesa.
2. (road)
a. el recodo
(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)
John disappeared where the elbow of the road curved right.John desapareció donde el recodo del camino giraba a la derecha.
3. (pipe)
a. el codo
(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)
If there is a clog at an elbow, you can reach it from above.Si hay una obstrucción en un codo, puedes acceder a él desde arriba.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to jab with elbow)
a. dar un codazo
She elbows him in the side when he says something inappropriate.Ella le da un codazo en el costado cuando dice algo inapropiado.
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elbow
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 codo
(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)
out at the elbowscon agujeros en los codos
2. (fig)
a.
to give somebody the elbowdar la patada a alguien
3. (fig)
a.
put some elbow grease into it!¡dale fuerte!
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (general)
a.
to elbow somebody in the ribsdar un codazo a alguien en las costillas
to elbow somebody asideapartar a alguien de un codazo
to elbow one's way through (a crowd)abrirse paso a codazos (entre una multitud)
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elbow [ˈelbəʊ]
noun
(Anat) codo (m); (in road) recodo (m)
at one's elbow al alcance de la mano; out at the elbow(s) raído; descosido
he doesn't know his arse or ass from his elbow confunde el culo con las témporas (very_informal)
transitive verb
to elbow sb aside apartar a algn a codazos; to elbow one's way through the crowd abrirse paso a codazos por la muchedumbre
modifier
elbow grease (n)
it's a matter of elbow grease es una cuestión de esfuerzo; use a bit of elbow grease! ¡dale con más fuerza!; it will take a bit of elbow grease to shift this va a costar trabajo mover esto
elbow joint (n) articulación (f) del codo
elbow room (n) (space) espacio (m) para moverse; (leeway) margen (m) de maniobra
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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