feather
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feather(
feh
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thuhr
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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. (of a bird)
a. la pluma
(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).
The bird spread its wings and took flight.El pájaro extendió sus alas y empezó a volar.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to adorn with feathers)
a. emplumar
The boys and girls feathered their costumes for the party.Los niños emplumaron sus disfrazes para la fiesta.
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feather
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la pluma
(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).
you could have knocked me down with a featherme quedé de piedra
2. (fig)
a.
that's a feather in her capes un triunfo personal para ella
3. (fig)
a.
to make the feathers flyarmar un buen revuelo
feather bedcolchón de plumas
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (fig)
a.
to feather one's nesthacer el agosto
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feather [ˈfeðəʳ]
noun
pluma (f)
in fine feather de excelente humor
that is a feather in his cap es un tanto que se apunta
you could have knocked me down with a feather me quedé de piedra
as light as a feather (tan) ligero como una pluma
to make the feathers fly I am still not permitted to disclose a lot of things learned during the action which might still make the feathers fly ...staring earnestly at the camera and exhorting viewers to tune into the cricket and `watch the feathers fly" Feathers flew in 1991 when the Fusseys complained to the council's environmental health department that the budgies in next door's garden were making their lives a misery
transitive verb
1 emplumar
to feather one's nest hacer su agosto
2 (Rowing) [+oar] volver horizontal
modifier
[+mattress, pillow] de plumas
feather bed (n) colchón (m) de pluma(s)
feather duster (n) plumero (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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feather duster
el plumero
birds of a feather
tal para cual
birds of a feather flock together
Dios los cría y ellos se juntan
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