goad
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goad(
god
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to incite)
a. incitar
The boys goaded Marco to jump off the bridge into the river.Los muchachos incitaron a Marco a saltar del puente al río.
b. provocar
Gloria goaded Manuel into spending more money than he had just to keep her satisfied.Gloria provocó a Manuel para que se gastara más dinero de lo que tenía solo para tenerla satisfecha.
c. cucar
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Stop goading your little brother!¡Deja de cucarle a tu hermanito!
2. (to drive)
a. aguijonear
The farmer goaded the oxen to keep plowing the field.El granjero aguijoneó los bueyes para que siguieran arando el campo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (agriculture)
a. la picana
(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 farmers walk with some oxen with goads in their hands.Las agricultores caminan con los bueyes con picanas en la mano.
b. la puya
(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).
Modern farmers use electric goads.Los agricultores modernos utilizan puyas eléctricas.
4. (spur to action)
a. el estímulo
(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).
Hunger was the goad that drove Beth to finally get out of bed.El hambre fue el estímulo que impulsó a Beth a levantarse de la cama.
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goad
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (remark, criticism)
a. el acicate
(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).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (sb's curiosity, interest)
a. suscitar
to goad somebody into doing somethingpinchar a alguien para que haga algo
he was goaded by these remarksestos comentarios le sirvieron de acicate
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goad [ɡəʊd]
transitive verb
1 aguijonear; picar
2 incitar; provocar; (anger) irritar; (taunt) provocar con insultos
to goad sb into fury provocar a algn poniéndole furioso; to goad sb into doing sth/to do sth incitar a algn a hacer algo
noun
1 (Agr) aguijón (m); puya (f)
2 estímulo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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