flesh
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flesh(
flehsh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. la carne
(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).
(human or animal)
My sister is a vegetarian because she thinks that eating the flesh of other animals is morally wrong.Mi hermana es vegetariana porque cree que comerse la carne de otros animales es moralmente inaceptable.
2. (fruit)
a. la pulpa
(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 flesh of the apple was mealy.La pulpa de la manzana estaba harinosa.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to gain weight; used with "out")
a. engordar
Tony had fleshed out in his early forties and was now struggling to control his weight.Tony había engordado cuando tenía cuarenta y pocos y ahora le costaba controlar su peso.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to add details to; used with "out")
a. desarrollar
The teacher's feedback said she needed to flesh out the characterization.En sus comentarios, el profesor le decía que tenía que desarrollar más sus personajes.
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flesh
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of person)
a. la carne
(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).
2. (of fruit)
a. la pulpa
(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).
in the fleshen persona
to make somebody's flesh creep or crawldarle escalofríos a alguien
his own flesh and bloodlos de su misma sangre
flesh woundherida superficial
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flesh [fleʃ]
noun
(gen) carne (f); [of fruit] pulpa (f)
in the flesh en carne y hueso; en persona; my own flesh and blood mi propia sangre; to put on flesh echar carnes; the sins of the flesh los pecados de la carne; it's more than flesh and blood can stand no hay quien lo aguante
to make sb's flesh crawl or creep poner carne de gallina a algn
to go the way of all flesh pasar a mejor vida
modifier
flesh colour flesh color (US) (n) also (Art) color (m) de la piel
flesh wound (n) herida (f) superficial
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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flesh and bone
carne y hueso
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