have been denning
Present perfect progressiveconjugation ofden. There are other translations for this conjugation.
den(
dehn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (room)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el cuarto de estar
(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).
(M)
(for relaxing)
Where's your sister? - She's in the den watching TV.¿Dónde está tu hermana? - Está en el cuarto de estar viendo la tele.
b. el estudio
(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).
(M)
(for work)
My father fell asleep at his desk in the den while reading a book.Mi padre se durmió en su escritorio en el estudio mientras leía un libro.
c. el gabinete
(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).
(M)
(for work)
I can't concentrate with all the noise in the living room. I'm going to the den to work.No puedo concentrarme con todo el ruido de la sala de estar. Voy al gabinete.
2. (animal's lair)
a. la guarida
(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).
(F)
Everyone thought Daniel would die inside the lions' den.Todos pensaban que Daniel moriría dentro de la guarida de leones.
b. el cubil
(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).
(M)
Many species of cats live in dens for protection.Muchas especies de fieras viven en cubiles para protegerse.
c. la madriguera
(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).
(F)
The rabbit went running back into his den when he heard us coming.El conejo se metió corriendo en su madriguera cuando nos oyó acercarnos.
3. (place of evil)
a. la guarida
(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).
(F)
You have to be careful in that subway station. It's a den of thieves.Hay que tener cuidado en esa estación de metro. Es una guarida de ladrones.
b. el antro
(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).
(M)
I forbid you to go, son! That dance club is a den of sin!¡Te prohíbo ir, hijo! ¡Esa discoteca es un antro de pecado!
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to live in a den)
a. vivir en su guarida
Around this time in the fall, bears are beginning to den.Alrededor de este momento del otoño, los osos ya empiezan a vivir en su guarida.
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den
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la guarida
(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).
(F)
2. (fig)
a.
a den of thievesuna cueva de ladrones
a den of iniquityun antro de depravación
3. (room)
a. la cuarto privado, madriguera
(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).
(F)
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den [den]
noun
1 (wild animal's) guarida (f); [of fox] madriguera (f)
a den of iniquity or vice un antro de vicio y perversión; a den of thieves una guarida de ladrones
2 (US) (private room) estudio (m); gabinete (m)
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