gallop
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gallop(
gah
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luhp
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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. (pace)
a. el galope
(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 white mare Ann was riding was going at full gallop.La yegua blanca que montaba Ann iba a galope tendido.
When we came out of the wood, Beauty moved easily from a trot to a gallop.Cuando salimos del bosque, Beauty pasó fácilmente del trote al galope.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Seeing the hounds, Timothy whipped his horse into a gallop.Al ver a los perros, Timothy fustigó a su caballo para hacerlo galopar.
Suddenly the horse broke into a gallop.De repente el caballo se echó a galopar.
2. (ride)
a. el paseo a caballo
(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).
Do you fancy going for a gallop?¿Te apetece dar un paseo a caballo?
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
My sister and I used to go out for a gallop every morning.Mi hermana y yo salíamos a galopar todas las mañanas.
Where did you go for your gallop?¿Adónde fuiste a galopar?
3. (run by a horse)
a. la galopada
(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).
After a long gallop, we came to the river.Tras una larga galopada, llegamos al río.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to run)
a. galopar
We watched the horses galloping along the beach in the early morning mist.Observamos cómo los caballos galopaban por la playa en medio de la neblina de la madrugada.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The horse came galloping across the field when it saw my dad.Al ver a mi papá, el caballo cruzó el campo a galope hasta donde estábamos.
We galloped up the hill and stopped in front of the church.Subimos la colina al galope y nos detuvimos delante de la iglesia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to cause to run)
a. hacer galopar
I want to gallop my pony if we have time.Quiero hacer galopar a mi poni si tenemos tiempo.
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gallop
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el galope
(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).
at a gallopal galope
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. galopar
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
she galloped through her workdespachó rápidamente su trabajo
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gallop [ˈɡæləp]
noun
(pace) galope (m); (distance covered) galopada (f)
at a gallop al galope; at full gallop a galope tendido; to break into a gallop ponerse a galopar
intransitive verb
[+horse] galopar
to gallop up/off llegar/alejarse al galope; to gallop past pasar al galope; (in procession) desfilar al galope; he galloped through his homework terminó sus deberes a la carrera
transitive verb
hacer galopar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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