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lump
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lump(
luhmp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (solid mass)
a. el trozo
(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).
Santa Claus is going to put a lump of coal in your stocking if you don't behave.Si no te portas bien, Papá Noel te dejará un trozo de carbón en el calcetín de Navidad.
b. el pedazo
(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 put a lump of cheese and a lump of bread on a plate.Puso un pedazo de queso y otro de pan en un plato.
c. el grumo
(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).
(in a sauce)
Stir the sauce until there are no more lumps.Remueve la salsa hasta que no queden grumos.
2. (swelling)
a. la hinchazón
(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).
Look at this lump on my leg. I think I ought to put some ice on it.Mira este hinchazón que tengo en la pierna. Creo que debería ponerle hielo.
b. el bulto
(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 found a lump in her left breast, but the doctor told her it was benign.Se descubrió un bulto en la mama izquierda, pero el doctor le dijo que era benigno.
c. el nudo
(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 always feel a lump in my throat when I have to talk to girls.Siempre que tengo que hablar con una chica, se me hace un nudo en la garganta.
d. el chichón
(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).
(on the head)
After a bender, he woke up with a splitting headache and a big lump on his forehead.Después de una borrachera, se despertó con un dolor de cabeza espantoso y un chichón grande en la frente.
3. (cube of sugar)
a. el terrón
(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).
How many lumps of sugar would you like in your tea?¿Cuántos terrones de azúcar le pones al té?
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(person)
a. el zoquete
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I don't want that lump coming in here to fix my sink. Get them to send me someone else.No quiero que venga ese zoquete a arreglarme el fregadero. Diles que envíen a otro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to put together)
a. agrupar
We can lump all these titles under "miscellaneous."Podemos agrupar todos estos títulos bajo "varios".
b. poner en un mismo saco
You can't lump communists and socialists together as if they were the same thing.No puedes poner a los comunistas y los socialistas en un mismo saco, como si fueran la misma cosa.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to accept)
a. aguantar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Even if you don't like the new rules, you'll have to lump it.Aunque no te gusten las nuevas reglas, tendrás que aguantarte.
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lump
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of earth, sugar)
a. el terrón
(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).
2. (of stone, coal)
a. el trozo
(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).
3. (in sauce)
a. el grumo
(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).
4. (on head)
a. el chichón
(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).
5. (on breast)
a. el bulto
(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).
6. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
it brought a lump to my throatme hizo sentir un nudo en la garganta
7. (finance)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
lump sumpago único, suma global
8. (colloquial)
a. el zoquete
(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).
(person)
b. el tarugo
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
9. (group)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
all such payments were lumped under “additional expenses”todos esos pagos estaban agrupados bajo el epígrafe de “gastos adicionales”
you shouldn't lump them together just because they're brothersno deberías tratarlos de la misma manera sólo porque sean hermanos
10. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(endure)
you'll just have to (like it or) lump it!¡no te queda más remedio que aguantar!
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lump [lʌmp]
noun
[of sugar] terrón (m); [of cheese, earth, clay, ice] trozo (m); pedazo (m); (swelling) bulto (m); hinchazón (f); (on surface) bulto (m); protuberancia (f); (person) zoquete (informal) (m)
he had a nasty lump on his head tenía un buen chichón en la cabeza; with a lump in one's throat con un nudo en la garganta; I get a lump in my throat se me hace un nudo en la garganta
transitive verb
(endure) aguantar
if he doesn't like it he can lump it si no le gusta que se aguante
modifier
lump sugar (n) azúcar (m) en terrones
lump sum (n) cantidad (f) or suma (f) global
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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