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mob

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This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 8).
mob(
mab
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (disorderly crowd)
a. la muchedumbre
(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)
A mob swarmed the alleged murderer when he walked out of the courthouse.Una muchedumbre asedió al supuesto asesino cuando salió del tribunal en libertad.
b. la turba
(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)
An angry mob protested outside the mayor's office.Una turba enojada se manifestó afuera de la oficina del alcalde.
c. la multitud
(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)
A mob accompanied the deceased bishop's casket as it went through the streets.Una multitud acompañó el féretro del obispo fallecido a su paso por las calles.
2. (lower-class people)
a. el populacho
(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)
Some claim that the mob prefers irresponsible and corrupt political demagogues.Algunos dicen que el populacho prefiere políticos demagogos, irresponsables y corruptos.
3. (violent group)
a. la banda
(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)
A lynch mob grabbed a man from a restaurant but they were stopped by the police.Una banda de linchadores agarró a un hombre en un restaurante pero la policía los detuvo.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(group of people) (United Kingdom)
a. la gente
(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 love running, but I have little in common with the rest of the mob who train in the park.Me encanta correr, pero no tengo mucho que ver con el resto de la gente que entrena en el parque.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to surround)
a. acosar
A group of fans mobbed the singer in his hotel.Un grupo de fans acosó al cantante en su hotel.
b. asediar
Her fans mobbed her, asking for her autograph when they saw her at the airport.Sus fans la asediaron para pedirle un autógrafo cuando la vieron en el aeropuerto.
6. (to attack)
a. asaltar
Some drunk tourists mobbed the Swedish model at the hotel restaurant.Unos turistas borrachos asaltaron a la modelo sueca en el restaurante del hotel.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
7. (low class)
a. de la calle
If the legal system fails, eventually mob rule will take over.Si el sistema legal falla, la ley de la calle termina por hacerse cargo.
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mob
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (crowd)
a. la turba f, horda
(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. (colloquial)
a.
the Mobla Mafia
mob rulela ley de la calle
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a.
to be mobbed by fansser asediado(a) por una multitud de admiradores
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mob [mɒb]
noun
1 (crowd) multitud (f); muchedumbre (f); bola (f); (Méx) (rabble) populacho (m); turba (f); especially (LAm)
some houses were burnt by the mobs unas casas fueron incendiadas por el populacho; the army has become a mob el ejército se ha transformado en una turba incontrolada; they went in a mob to the town hall fueron en tropel al ayuntamiento; to join the mob echarse a las calles; they're a hard-drinking mob son una pandilla de borrachos
2
the mob (the masses) el populacho
3 (criminal gang) pandilla (f)
Joe and his mob Joe y su pandilla; the Mob (US) la Mafia
4 (Mil)
which mob were you in? ¿en qué regimiento estuviste?
transitive verb
1 (attack) asaltar
2 (surround)
he was mobbed whenever he went out al salir siempre se veía acosado por la gente; the minister was mobbed by journalists los periodistas se apiñaban en torno al ministro
modifier
mob oratory (n) demagogia (f) populachera
mob rule (n) ley (f) de la calle
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