gaggle
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gaggle(
gah
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guhl
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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. (group of geese)
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).
The gaggle of geese rested by the lake.La bandada de gansos descansó al lado del lago.
b. la manada
(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).
Be careful where you step. A gaggle of geese left droppings around here.Ten cuidado donde pisas. Una manada de gansos dejó excremento por acá.
2. (group of people)
a. la manada
(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).
Harry is very popular; he always has a gaggle of girls following him around.Harry es muy popular; hay una manada de chicas que lo sigue a todas partes.
b. la pandilla
(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).
Where's Juan? - He's off somewhere with his gaggle of friends.¿Dónde está Juan? - Está en algún sitio con su pandilla de amigos.
c. la grupo
(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).
I couldn't see the Mona Lisa very well because there was a gaggle of tourists taking pictures in front of me.No podía ver bien La Gioconda porque había un grupo de turistas tomando fotos delante de mí.
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gaggle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of geese)
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).
2. (fig)
a.
a gaggle of journalistsuna manada de periodistas
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gaggle [ˈɡæɡl]
noun
[of geese] manada (f); [of people] pandilla (f); grupo (m)
there was a gaggle of ragged urchins with runny noses There was always a gaggle of PR people along wherever they went
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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