graft
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graft(
grahft
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (agriculture or medicine)
a. injertar
Do you know when is the best time to graft peach trees?¿Sabes cuál es la mejor época para injertar durazneros?
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (implant)
a. el injerto
(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).
She underwent a skin graft after suffering burns on her arm.Se sometió a un injerto de piel después de sufrir quemaduras en el brazo.
3. (corruption)
a. los chanchullos
(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 newspaper has exposed the mayor's graft.El periódico ha dado a conocer los chanchullos del alcalde.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(work) (United Kingdom)
a. el trabajo
(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).
After months of hard graft, the project is nearly finished.Después de meses de trabajo duro, el proyecto casi se termina.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to work hard) (United Kingdom)
a. currar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Ellis had to graft for hours at the mill.Ellis tuvo que currar por horas en la fábrica.
b. laburar como loco (River Plate)
After grafting all day, I'm not going to get up until noon tomorrow.Después de laburar como loco todo el día, me voy a levantar hasta mediodía mañana.
c. chambear
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Lucy has been grafting in the same job for 21 years now.Lucy tiene ya 21 años chambeando en la misma chamba.
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graft
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (work) (United Kingdom)
a.
the job involves a lot of hard graften ese trabajo hay que trabajar mucho or
2. (bribery)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la corruptelas
(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).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (work hard) (United Kingdom)
a. trabajar mucho
b. currar a tope
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
c. chambear duro
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
d. laburar como loco (River Plate)
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graft [ɡrɑːft] (Bot) (Med)
noun
injerto (m)
transitive verb
injertar;in, into, on to en;
graft [ɡrɑːft]
noun
1 (US) (corruption) soborno (m); coima (f); (And) (S. Cone) mordida (f); (CAm) (Méx)
2 (Britain)
hard graft trabajo (m) muy duro
intransitive verb
1 (Britain) (work) currar (informal)
2 (swindle) trampear
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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bone graft
injerto óseo
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