garganta
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garganta(
gahr
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gahn
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tah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (anatomy)
a. throat
Los síntomas de la gripe incluyen fiebre, congestión nasal y dolor de garganta.Flu symptoms include fever, nasal congestion, and sore throat.
Si te duele la garganta, debes tomar té con miel.If your throat hurts, you should drink tea with honey.
b. neck
Cúbrete la garganta con una bufanda si sales.Cover your neck with a scarf if you go outside.
2. (geography)
a. gorge
Ese camino pasa por una garganta.That path passes through a gorge.
b. ravine
La garganta era más profunda de lo que recordaba.The ravine was deeper than I remembered.
c. pass
La garganta atraviesa el sistema montañoso.The pass goes through the mountain range.
3. (architecture)
a. shaft
La garganta de la columna está adornada con hojas.The shaft of the column is decorated with leaves.
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garganta
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. throat
2. (fig)
a.
lo tengo atravesado en la gargantahe/it sticks in my gullet
3. (desfiladero)
a. gorge
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garganta
1 (Anatomía) throat; gullet; (cuello) neck
me duele la garganta I have a sore throat
le tengo atravesado en la garganta he sticks in my gullet
mojar la garganta to wet one's whistle (familiar)
tener el agua a la garganta to be in great danger
la legendaria # garganta profunda" que guiaba al joven dúo Woodward- Bernstein en su acoso a Nixon Quienquiera que fuese Garganta Profunda, le dio a Woodward consejos equivocados
2 [del pie] instep
3 (Música) singing voice
tener buena garganta to have a good singing voice
4 [de botella] neck
5 (Geografía) (barranco) ravine; gorge; (desfiladero) narrow pass
6 (Archit) [de columna] shaft
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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