lulling
-arrullando
Present participleconjugation oflull.
lull(
luhl
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to send to sleep)
a. arrullar
We finally managed to lull the cranky baby to sleep.Finalmente logramos arrullar al bebé irritable hasta que se durmiera.
b. dormir a
I lulled my nephew to sleep with a lullaby I learned from my grandmother.Dormí a mi sobrino con una nana que aprendí de mi abuela.
2. (to pacify)
a. calmar
During the crisis, the citizens were lulled by the mayor's words of encouragement.Durante la crisis, los ciudadanos fueron calmados por las palabras de ánimo de la alcaldesa.
b. sosegar
Taking deep breaths helps to lull me when I'm stressed out.Respirar profundamente me sosega cuando me siento estresado.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
His kind words lulled the anxious woman into a false sense of security.Sus palabras le inspiró a la mujer una falsa sensación de seguridad.
The king's advisers lulled him into thinking that everything would be okay.Los consejeros del rey le dieron a entender que todo estaría bien.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (pause)
a. el momento de calma
(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)
We finally went outside when there was a lull during the storm.Finalmente fuimos afuera cuando hubo un momento de calma durante la tormenta.
b. la pausa
(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)
I brought up my idea when there was finally a lull in the conversation.Mencioné mi idea cuando finalmente hubo una pausa en la conversación.
c. la tregua
(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)
After hours of fighting, there was a brief lull of hope and solace between us.Tras pelearnos por horas, hubo una tregua breve de esperanza y solaz entre nosotros.
d. el respiro
(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)
Let's have lunch when there's a lull in work.Almorcemos cuando hay un respiro en el trabajo.
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lull
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in conflict)
a. la tregua
(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. (in conversation)
a. la pausa
(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)
3. (fig)
a.
the lull before the stormla calma que precede a la tormenta
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (general)
a.
to lull somebody to sleepdormir a alguien
to lull somebody into a false sense of securitydar a alguien una falsa sensación de seguridad
lull [lʌl]
noun
(in storm, wind) pausa (f); momento (m) de calma; (in fighting, bombardment) tregua (f); (in activity) respiro (m); pausa (f)
during a lull in the conversation en una pausa de la conversación
this was just the lull before the storm esto era solo la calma que precede a la tempestad
transitive verb
[+person] calmar; [+fears] calmar; sosegar
to lull sb to sleep arrullar a algn; adormecer a algn
he was lulled into a false sense of security se le inspiró un falso sentimiento de seguridad
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