furrow
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furrow(
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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. (agriculture)
a. el surco
(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).
If your field doesn't have furrows, it won't be easy to grow your crops.Si tu campo no tiene surcos, será difícil que crezcan tus cultivos.
2. (wrinkle)
a. la arruga
(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).
My mom bought a cream to hide the furrows in her skin.Mi mamá compró una crema para esconder las arrugas de su piel.
b. el surco
(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).
There was wisdom in every furrow that surrounded his eyes.Había sabiduría en cada surco que rodeaba sus ojos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to wrinkle the face)
a. arrugar
When the banker told John that there was no money in his account, he furrowed his brow, perplexed.Cuando el banquero le dijo a John que no había dinero en su cuenta, arrugó la frente, perplejo.
b. fruncir el ceño (phrasal)
My brother always furrows his brow when he's working on his math homework.Mi hermano siempre frunce el ceño cuando hace su tarea de matemáticas.
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furrow
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in field, on face)
a. el surco
(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).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (literary)
a.
his brow was furrowed with worryarrugaba la frente con preocupación
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furrow [ˈfʌrəʊ]
noun
(Agr) surco (m); (on forehead) arruga (f)
to plough a lonely furrow ser el único en estudiar algo
transitive verb
[+forehead] arrugar
intransitive verb
arrugarse
his brow furrowed frunció el ceño
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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