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perch

perch(
puhrch
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to land on)
a. posarse (bird)
There's a bird perched on that branch.Hay un pájaro posado en aquella rama.
b. sentarse (person)
The girl perched on the balcony above mine.La chica se sentó en el balcón arriba del mío.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to lift onto)
a. encaramar
I perched my son on the horse's back to go for a ride.Encaramé a mi hijo al lomo del caballo para dar un paseo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (place to land)
a. la percha
(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)
(bird)
The macaw teetered back and forth on its perch in the cage.El guacamayo se mecía de atrás hacia adelante en la percha de su jaula.
b. la posición elevada
(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)
(person)
The lookout spied the enemy ship from his perch.El centinela divisó el navío enemigo desde su posición elevada.
c. la posición privilegiada
(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)
(person)
Mark can't understand our economic problems from his perch.Mark no entiende nuestros problemas económicos desde la posición privilegiada en la que se encuentra.
4. (animal)
a. la perca
(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)
You don't catch anything big in this pond; it's mostly just little white perch.No se pesca nada grande en este estanque; principalmente hay pequeñas percas blancas.
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perch
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (fish)
a. la perca
(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)
perch [pɜːtʃ]
noun
[of bird] percha (f); [of person] posición (f) elevada
to knock sb off his perch bajar los humos or el copete a algn (informal)
transitive verb
encaramar
we perched the child on the wall encaramamos al niño en la tapia; the village is perched on a hilltop el pueblo está encaramado en lo alto de una colina; he perched his hat on his head se colocó el sombrero en la cabeza
intransitive verb
[+bird] posarse;on en; [+person] (sit) sentarse;on en; (high up) encaramarse;on en;
she perched on the arm of my chair se sentó en el brazo de mi sillón; we perched in a tree to see the procession nos encaramamos or subimos a un árbol para ver el desfile
perch [pɜːtʃ]
noun
perch perches (fish) perca (f)
perch [pɜːtʃ]
noun
medida de longitud, = 5,029m
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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