gobble
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gobble(
ga
-
buhl
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to devour; often used with "up")
a. engullir
I ran six miles, came home, gobbled up some food, and went to sleep.Corrí seis millas, llegué a casa, engullí algo de comida y me fui a dormir.
I was so hungry that I gobbled up the burger in three minutes.Tenía tanta hambre que me engullí la hamburguesa en tres minutos.
b. tragar
I didn't have much time for lunch, so I gobbled a sandwich up and got back to work.No tenía mucho tiempo para el almuerzo, así que tragué un sándwich y volví a trabajar.
c. zamparse
He gobbled up almost all of the turnovers that were on the platter.Se zampó casi todas las empanadas que había en la fuente
d. tragarse
Instead of gobbling your food in five minutes, try to eat more slowly.En lugar de tragarte la comida en cinco minutos, trata de comer más lentamente.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (sound turkeys make)
a. gluglutear
I was awakened by a wild turkey gobbling in the front yard this morning.Me despertó un pavo salvaje glugluteando en el jardín de enfrente esta mañana.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (sound turkeys make)
a. el gluglú
(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).
Matt went hunting for a turkey for Thanksgiving and knew he was close when he heard a gobble.Matt fue a cazar un pavo para el Día de Acción de Gracias y supo que estaba cerca cuando oyó un gluglú.
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gobble
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (eat)
a. engullir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (turkey)
a. gluglutear
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gobble [ˈɡɒbl]
noun
gluglú (m)
transitive verb
(also gobble down) (also gobble up) engullir; tragar
intransitive verb
[+turkey] gluglutear
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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