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-anida
Presenthe/sheconjugation ofnest.
nests
-los nidos
Pluralofnest

nest

nest(
nehst
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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. (shelter for animals)
a. el nido
(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)
(birds)
I just saw a sparrow's nest on the roof.Acabo de ver un nido de gorriones en el tejado.
b. el avispero
(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)
(wasps)
Did you set up the campsite under a nest full of wasps?¿Preparaste el camping bajo un avispero lleno de avispas?
c. el hormiguero
(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)
(ants)
Those holes in the ground look like entrances to a nest.Esos agujeros en la tierra parecen la entrada de un hormiguero.
d. la ratonera
(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)
(rodents)
The shed is full of mice. We need to find the nest.El cobertizo está lleno de ratones; tenemos que encontrar la ratonera.
2. (hub of activity)
a. la guarida
(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)
Detective Malcom is investigating where the gang's nest is.El detective Malcom está investigando dónde está la guarida de la banda.
b. el nido
(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)
Can you tell me how to get to D street? - You don't want to go there. It's a nest of criminal activity.¿Me puedes decir cómo llegar a la calle D? - No deberías ir allá, es un nido de actividad criminal.
c. la cueva
(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 captain was captured and held in the pirate's nest.El capitán fue capturado y retenido en la cueva de los piratas.
3. (comfortable place)
a. el nido
(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)
It's a rainy Sunday, but the family is content to stay curled up in their nest with movies and hot cocoa.Es un domingo lluvioso, pero la familia se contenta con quedarse acurrucada en su nido con películas y chocolate caliente.
4. (set)
a. el juego
(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)
I would swear that the picnic nest was stored in this closet.Juraría que el juego de pícnic estaba guardado en este armario.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (to build a nest)
a. anidar
Storks nested in a tree in front of our house.Las cigüeñas anidaron en el árbol que hay frente a nuestra casa.
6. (to hunt for nests)
a. buscar nidos
Nesting in spring has been a family tradition for generations.Buscar nidos en primavera ha sido una tradición familiar durante generaciones.
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nest
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of bird, bandits)
a. el nido
(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)
2. (of ants)
a. el hormiguero
(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)
3. (of wasps)
a. el avispero
(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)
4. (fig)
a.
to fly the nestdejar el nido, irse de casa
nest of tablesmesas nido
5. (fig)
a.
nest eggahorrillos mpl
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
6. (general)
a. anidar
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nest [nest]
noun
1 [of bird] nido (m); [of hen] nidal (m); [of rat, fox] madriguera (f); [of mouse] ratonera (f); [of wasps, hornets] avispero (m); [of ants] hormiguero (m)
empty nest syndrome
to fly the nest
when the children have flown the nest cuando los hijos dejen el nido
to feather one's nest barrer hacia adentro; arrojar piedras al tejado propio
to foul one's own nest manchar el propio nido
2 [of thieves, spies] guarida (f)
3 (set) [of boxes, tables] juego (m)
4 (gun emplacement)
a machine-gun nest un nido de ametralladoras
intransitive verb
1 [+bird] anidar; hacer su nido
2 [+collector] buscar nidos
modifier
nest egg (n) ahorros (m)
to build up a retirement nest egg
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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