green
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green(
grin
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (color)
a. el verde
(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).
He doesn't like green.No le gusta el verde.
2. (golf)
a. el green
(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).
He got on the green in two shots.Llegó al green en dos tiros.
3. (politics)
a. el verde
(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 tends to support the Greens.Tiende a apoyar a los verdes.
4. (public grassy area in village center)
a. el césped comunal
(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).
I'll meet you in the pub next to the green.Nos vemos en el pub al lado del césped comunal.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (color)
a. verde
I use a green pen to grade exams.Uso una pluma verde para calificar exámenes.
6. (unripe)
a. verde (produce, timber)
These figs are still green.Estos higos todavía están verdes.
7. (inexperienced)
a. verde
I was pretty green, but I've learned a lot since then.Era bastante verde, pero he aprendido mucho desde entonces.
8. (ecological)
a. verde
The new university building is 100% green.El nuevo edificio de la universidad es 100% verde.
b. ecológico
We are seeing an increase in demand for green products.Estamos notando un aumento en la demanda de productos ecológicos.
9. (naive)
a. ingenuo
How could you be so green as to believe that?¿Cómo pudiste ser tan ingenuo para creer eso?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
10. (to turn green)
a. ponerse verde
The shaded area of the backyard is beginning to green because it never gets any sun.El trozo de jardín trasero que está en sombra ha empezado a ponerse verde porque nunca le da el sol.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
11. (to increase the number of plants in)
a. poner más plantas en
Schoolyards across the state are being greened to improve the wellbeing of students.Se están poniendo más plantas en los patios escolares de todo el estado pensando en el bienestar de los estudiantes.
12. (to make more environmentally friendly)
a. hacer más verde
There are many apps and websites clamoring to help you green your life.Hay muchos apps y sitios web que insisten clamorosamente en ayudarte a hacer tu vida más verde.
greens
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
13. (green vegetables)
a. la verdura
(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).
You need to include plenty of greens in your diet.Es necesario incluir bastante verdura en tu dieta.
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green
[griːn]
noun
1. verde (m) (color)
también:
  • greens verdura (f) (vegetables)
2. green (m) (grassy area) (in golf)
  • village green = en los pueblos, zona de césped de uso público
3. ecologista (mf) verde (sustantivo masculino) (política) (person)
adjective
4. verde (color)
  • to go or turn green cambiar a or ponerse verde (traffic lights)
  • to be green with envy estar muerto(a) de envidia
  • to give somebody the green light (to do something) (sentido figurado) dar a alguien luz verde (para hacer algo)
  • green bean judía (f) verde (español de España), chaucha (f) (español de Bolivia, RP), habichuela (f) (Carib, español de Colombia), poroto (m) verde (español de Chile), ejote (m) (español de México)
  • green belt cinturón (m) verde, pulmón (m) (around city)
  • green card permiso (m) de trabajo, carta (f) verde (Estados Unidos)
  • to have
  • green fingers
  • a green thumb tener buena mano para or (británicoor Estados Unidos) con las plantas (español de España)
  • green onion cebolleta (f) (Estados Unidos), cebolla (f) de verdeo (RP)
  • green pepper pimiento (m) verde
  • the green revolution la revolución verde
  • green salad ensalada (f) verde
  • green tea (m) verde
5. novato(a) (young, inexperienced); ingenuo(a) (naive)
6. ecologista, verde (environmentalist)
  • the green Party el partido ecologista or de los verdes
GREEN CARD Para vivir y trabajar en Estados Unidos, todo ciudadano extranjero necesita el documento llamado green card ("tarjeta verde"), si bien en la actualidad ya no es de dicho color. El proceso para obtener este permiso de residencia permanente es largo y complicado. Se puede conceder a familiares directos de ciudadanos estadounidenses (como por ejemplo, esposos), a refugiados o asilados políticos que lo hayan sido desde hace al menos un año y a trabajadores con un contrato indefinido (o patrocinados por su empresa). Asimismo, existe el sistema llamado informalmente "green card lottery", que, mediante un programa informático aleatorio, concede 50.000 permisos a ciudadanos de países con un nivel bajo de inmigración a EE UU.
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green [ɡriːn]
adjective
greener (comparative)greenest (superlative)
1 (in colour) verde
dark green verde oscuro
adjective:invariable
; (a)
light green verde claro
adjective:invariable
; (a)
she was wearing a light green blouse llevaba una blusa verde claro; blue green verde azulado
adjective:invariable
; (a)
it's a very green city es una ciudad con muchas zonas verdes; to turn or go green [+tree] verdear
all the trees had turned green
she went green at the thought (nauseous) se puso blanca solo de pensarlo
to be green with envy morirse de envidia
to make sb green with envy ponerle a algn los dientes largos
the green shoots of recovery los primeros indicios de la recuperación
2 (unripe) [+banana, tomato, wood] verde
3 (inexperienced) novato; (naive) inocente
...when I was still only a green eighteen-year-old, leaving home for the first time Lewis, despite all his medals and his multi-million dollar earnings, remains as enthusiastic as the greenest newcomer I was very green then and had no idea what he was up to (when he unzipped his flies) "Don't make the mistake of thinking they're friends. They are fiercely competitive and if they can skin us alive in business, they will." — "My dear Tim, I'm not as green as all that! Damn it, I've been to the States, you know!"
I'm not as green as I look! ¡no soy tan inocente como parezco!
he's as green as grass es más inocente que un niño
4 (ecological) [+movement, vote, person] verde; ecologista; [+issues, policy, product] ecologista
the British public think green issues are important in an attempt to capture the green vote green voters are thin on the ground many shoppers prefer to buy green products if they can, but labelling on washing powders, shampoos etc can be very misleading
the green pound la libra verde
noun
1 (colour) verde (m)
2 (grassy area) (lawn) césped (m); (field) prado (m);(also village green) césped (m) comunal; (Dep) (in Golf) green (m); (for bowls) pista (f)
3 greens (Cookery) verdura (f)
eat up your greens! ¡cómete la verdura!
4 (Pol)
the Greens los verdes
adverb
(Pol)
to vote green votar por el partido ecologista; votar a los verdes (informal); to think green pensar en el medio ambiente
people need to think green when they're shopping
transitive verb
(ecologically) hacer más verde
"The scorecard will provide a dynamic tool to green the electronics sector by setting off a race to the top [greenpeace]
modifier
green algae (n) algas (f) verdes
green bacon (n) tocino (m) sin ahumar; beicon (m) sin ahumar; (Esp) panceta (f); (S. Cone)
green bean (n) judía (f) verde; ejote (m); (Méx) poroto (m) verde; (And) (S. Cone) chaucha (f); (Arg)
green belt (n) (Britain) zona (f) verde
Green Beret (n) (Britain) (US) (person) boina (m) verde
green card (n) (in EC) (Aut) carta (f) verde; (in US) permiso de residencia y trabajo en los EE.UU.
the Green Cross Code (n) (Britain) código (m) de seguridad vial
green goddess (n) (Britain) coche de bomberos del ejército
green light (n) luz (f) verde
to give sb/sth the green light dar luz verde a algn/algo
green onion (n) (US) cebolleta (f); cebollino (m)
green paper (n) (Britain) (Pol) libro (m) verde
the government is about to publish its green paper on the future of the BBC
the Green Party (n) (Pol) el partido ecologista; los verdes (informal)
green peas (n) guisantes (m)
green pepper (n) (vegetable) pimiento (m) verde; pimentón (m) verde; (LAm)
green room (n) (Teat) camerino (m)
green salad (n) ensalada (f) de lechuga, pepino, pimiento verde etc; (de lechuga, pepino, pimiento verde etc)
green vegetables (n) verduras (f) de hoja verde
green vegetables contain useful amounts of vitamins
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
green
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green(
green
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (golf)
a. green
El golfista erró el primer golpe en el green.The golfer failed his first stroke on the green.
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