gorge
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gorge(
gawrj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geography)
a. el desfiladero
(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 group rode mules to the bottom of the gorge.El grupo montó en mula hasta el fondo del desfiladero.
b. el cañón
(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).
We have a beautiful view of the cliff face on the other side of the gorge form our cabin.Desde nuestra cabaña, tenemos una hermosa vista de la cara del acantilado al otro lado del cañón.
c. la garganta
(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).
We took a trip from Portland out to the Columbia River Gorge to go windsurfing.Hicimos un viaje de Portland a la garganta del río Columbia para practicar windsurf.
2. (anatomy)
a. la garganta
(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).
I nearly choked on the bile that rose in my gorge as he continued his insincere praise.Casi me ahogué con la bilis que me subió hasta garganta mientras continuaba con su elogio insincero.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to overeat; used with "on")
a. atiborrarse
The children gorged on candy the day after Halloween.Los niños se atiborraron de dulces el día después de Halloween.
b. atracarse
We gorged on cherries we picked.Nos atracamos de las cerezas que recogimos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to consume voraciously)
a. atiborrarse
Melissa gorged herself one last time the day before she went on a diet.Melissa se atiborró por última vez el día antes de ponerse a dieta.
b. atracarse
When Fernando returned from his camping trip, he gorged himself on movies.Cuando Fernando volvió del viaje de acampada, se atracó de películas.
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gorge
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (valley)
a. el garganta f, desfiladero
(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).
2. (throat)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
it makes my gorge riseme revuelve el estómago
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to gorge oneself (on)hartarse (de), atiborrarse (de)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
a. hartarse, atiborrarse
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gorge [ɡɔːdʒ]
noun
1 (Geog) cañón (m); barranco (m)
2 (Anat) garganta (f)
my gorge rises at it me da asco
transitive verb
to gorge o.s. atracarse;with, on de;
intransitive verb
atracarse;on de;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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