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guarda
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el guarda, la guarda(
gwahr
-
dah
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (caretaker)
a. guard
Pudimos entrar en el edificio porque el guarda se durmió y no nos vio.We managed to get into the building because the guard fell asleep and didn't see us.
b. keeper
El guarda de las joyas reales es un hombre de confianza.The keeper of the crown jewels is a trustworthy man.
c. security guard
El guarda no está armado, pero tiene una porra.The security guard is not armed, but he has a baton.
2. (occupation) (River Plate)
a. ticket inspector
El guarda nos dijo que sacamos el boleto equivocado, pero no nos multó.The ticket inspector told us that we got the wrong ticket, but he didn't fine us.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
3. (act of protecting)
a. keeping
A los caballeros se les encomendó la guarda de las reliquias.The knights were entrusted with the keeping of the relics.
4. (legal)
a. custody
Tras una larga batalla legal, Javier ganó la guarda de su hijo.After a long legal dispute, Javier won the custody of his son.
5. (blank page on books)
a. flyleaf
El escritor me escribió una dedicatoria en la guarda del libro.The writer wrote a dedication to me on the flyleaf of the book.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
6. (used to warn about something) (River Plate)
a. look out
¡Guarda! Por Dios, casi atropellas a ese niño.Look out! Good grief, you almost run over that boy.
b. watch out
¡Guarda! Nos están tirando piedras.Watch out! They're throwing rocks at us.
c. beware
Guarda con el perro. Puede morderte.Beware of the dog. He might bite you.
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guarda
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vigilante)
a. guard, keeper
guarda forestalgamekeeper, forest ranger
guarda juradosecurity guard
2. (tutela)
a. guardianship
3. (de libros)
a. flyleaf
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guarda
1 (vigilante) [de parque, cementerio] keeper; [de edificio] security guard
Antonio Florentino mordió al guarda de un parque de Fuenlabrada en cierta noche lluviosa de 1909, el guarda del cementerio donde aquella tarde había sido enterrada una muchacha oyó bajo sus pies un grito sordo Sin embargo, desde el exterior de la oficina el guarda no observó nada extraño
guarda de caza guarda de coto gamekeeper
guarda de dique lock keeper
guarda de pesca water bailiff; fish (and game) warden; (EEUU)
guarda de seguridad security guard
Los señores que protagonizaron aquellos hechos, no eran vigilantes jurados, sino [guardas de seguridad] que no llevan armas y por tanto no hirieron a nadie.
guarda fluvial water bailiff
guarda forestal (forest) ranger
guarda jurado (armed) security guard
2 (S. Cone) (Ferro) ticket inspector
1 [de libro] flyleaf; endpaper
2 (Técnica) [de cerradura] ward; [de espada] guard
3 (S. Cone) (Cos) trimming; border
4 (custodia) [de lugar, costumbre] guarding; [de niño] guardianship
la casilla del servicio de guarda en el cruce a nive franceses y alemanes han batallado a menudo, disputándose la guarda del Rin el principio de guarda legal la madre no incumplió sus deberes de guarda y custodia
5 [de la ley] observance
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