gargle
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gargle(
gar
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guhl
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to rinse)
a. hacer gárgaras
I gargle with warm salt water whenever I have a sore throat.Siempre que tengo dolor de garganta, hago gárgaras con agua tibia salada.
b. gargarizar
My husband gargles with mouthwash every morning when he gets up.Mi marido gargariza con enjuage bucal cada mañana cuando se levanta.
c. gargarear
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I could hear him gargling in the bathroom.Lo escuchaba gargareando en el cuarto de baño.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (act of gargling)
a. las gárgaras
(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).
Ken went to the bathroom for a gargle before going out on his date with Camila.Ken fue al baño a hacer unas gárgaras antes de acudir a su cita con Camila.
3. (liquid for gargling)
a. el gargarismo
(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 gargle they recommended for my sore throat when I was in Mexico was tequila.Cuando estaba en México, el gargarismo que me recomendaron para el dolor de garganta fue tequila.
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gargle
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. hacer gárgaras
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gargle [ˈɡɑːɡl]
noun
(sound) gárgaras (f); (liquid) gargarismo (m);
intransitive verb
hacer gárgaras; gargarear; (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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