gab
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gab(
gahb
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to chatter)
a. parlotear
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I was gabbing with some friends over a coffee.Parloteaba con unas amigas mientras tomábamos un café.
b. cotorrear
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
He never stops gabbing on the phone.No para de cotorrear por teléfono.
c. charlar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Well, I mustn't stand around gabbing all day. There's work to be done.Bueno, no puedo quedarme a charlar todo el día. Hay trabajo que hacer.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(chatter)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I was having a gab with an old friend I met in the street.Estaba charlando con un viejo amigo con el que me encontré en la calle.
We'll have a bit less gab, and a bit more work, please!¡Ya dejen de parlotear y pónganse a trabajar!
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gab
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
to have the gift of the gabtener un pico de oro
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (talk, gossip)
a. darle al pico
3. (to police, press)
a. dar el soplo
b. soplar
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
c. pasar el dato (River Plate)
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gab [ɡæb]
noun
to have the gift of the gab tener mucha labia; tener un pico de oro
intransitive verb
(chatter) parlotear; cotorrear
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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