hound

hound(
haund
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
a. el perro de caza
(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)
, la perra de caza
(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 hound retrieved the rabbit and placed it in the hunter's hand.El perro de caza cobró el conejo y lo colocó en la mano del cazador.
b. el sabueso
(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)
, la sabuesa
(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)
Roy set out to go hunting for ducks with his rifle and hound.Roy se dispuso a ir a cazar patos con su rifle y su sabueso.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to pursue relentlessly)
a. acosar
I did not hound her. She retracted her statement because it was false.No la acosé. Se retractó de su declaración porque era falsa.
b. perseguir
They hounded him for years and failed to uncover any wrongdoing.Lo persiguieron durante años y no lograron descubrir ninguna irregularidad.
hounds
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (group of hounds)
a. la jauría
(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)
John went hunting with hounds in New Zealand.John fue a cazar con una jauría en Nueva Zelanda.
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hound
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (dog)
a. el perro de caza
(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)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (persecute)
a. acosar
she was hounded by the pressla prensa la acosaba
hound [haʊnd]
noun
perro (m) de caza
the hounds la jauría
transitive verb
perseguir; acosar
they hounded him for the money le persiguieron or acosaron para conseguir el dinero; I will not be hounded into a decision no permitiré que me presionen para tomar una decisión
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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