flurry
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flurry(
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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. (weather)
a. la ráfaga
(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).
(snow)
We're going to see some snow flurries this afternoon, but it won't amount to anything more than a dusting.Veremos ráfagas de nieve esta tarde, pero no acumulará y se quedará en un espolvoreado.
b. el chaparrón
(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).
(rain)
The flurry of rain wasn't going enough to ruin the day's festivities.El chaparrón de lluvia no fue suficiente para estropear la celebración de ese día.
2. (frenzy)
a. el frenesí
(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 market was a flurry of activity the day before Thanksgiving.El mercado era un frenesí de actividad el día antes de Acción de Gracias.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to swirl)
a. arremolinarse
I opened the curtains to see the first snow of the year flurrying past the window.Descorrí las cortinas y me encontré con la primera nieve del año que se arremolinaba a su paso por la ventana.
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flurry
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (also fig)
a. el torbellino
(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).
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flurry [ˈflʌrɪ]
noun
[of wind, snow] racha (f); ráfaga (f); [of rain] chaparrón (m); [of excitement] frenesí (m)
to be in a flurry estar nervioso; a flurry of activity un frenesí de actividad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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