flock
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flock(
flak
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (group)
a. el rebaño
(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).
(of sheep)
The shepherd led his flock over the hill.El pastor guió su rebaño sobre la colina.
b. la bandada
(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).
(of birds)
A flock of screaming gulls surrounded the fishing boat.Una bandada de gaviotas que chillaban rodeaba la barca pesquera.
c. el tropel
(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).
(of people)
Flocks of children poured out of the school gates.Los niños salieron de la escuela en tropel.
d. la multitud
(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).
(of people)
A flock of bargain hunters fell on the merchandise like vultures.Una multitud de cazadores de gangas cayó sobre las mercancías como buitres.
2. (religious)
a. el rebaño
(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).
The priest surveyed his flock from the pulpit.Desde el púlpito el parroco contempló a su rebaño.
b. la grey
(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).
He is asking his flock to contribute all they can to the appeal.Le pide a su grey que contribuya todo lo que puedan con la recaudación de fondos.
c. los feligreses
(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).
He was aware that some of his flock had strayed from the straight and narrow.Era consciente de que algunos de sus feligreses se habían apartado del buen camino.
3. (material)
a. el flocado
(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).
(on wallpaper)
Flock gives a sense of warmth and texture to a wallpaper.El flocado da una sensación de calor y textura a los papeles pintados.
b. la borra
(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).
(for stuffing)
There was an old-fashioned red-striped flock mattress on the bedstead.Había un colchón de borra a rayas rojas estilo tradicional sobre el catre.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to move in large numbers)
a. acudir en tropel
People are flocking to the malls to take advantage of the January sales.La gente acude en tropel a los centros comerciales para aprovechar as liquidaciones de enero.
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flock
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of sheep)
a. el rebaño
(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).
2. (of birds)
a. la bandada
(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).
3. (religion)
a. la rebaño m, grey
(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).
(congregation)
a flock of touristsun grupo multitudinario de turistas
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (gather)
a. acudir en masa
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flock [flɒk]
noun
[of sheep, goats] rebaño (m); [of birds] bandada (f); [of people] tropel (m); multitud (f); (Rel) grey (f); rebaño (m)
they came in flocks acudieron en tropel
intransitive verb
(move in numbers) ir en tropel
they flocked to the station fueron en tropel hacia la estación; to flock around sb apiñarse en torno a algn; to flock together congregarse; reunirse
flock [flɒk]
noun
(wool) borra (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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