poke

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poke(
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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. (jab)
a. el empujón
(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)
She gave him a poke in class so he'd turn around and look at her.Le dio un empujón en clase para que se volteara a mirarla.
b. el codazo
(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)
Brandy gave her brother a poke so he'd move forward in the cafeteria line.Brandy le dio un codazo a su hermano para que avanzara en la fila de la cafetería.
c. el golpe
(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)
He gave the man a poke with his gun barrel.Le dio un golpe al hombre con el caño de la pistola.
2.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(sexual) (United Kingdom)
a. la cogida
(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 word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
She just wants a poke.Solo quiere que alguien le de una cogida.
b. el palo
(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)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
He just wants a poke.Solo quiere echarse un palo.
c. el polvo
(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)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
(River Plate)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
Michael said he wants to have a poke with Sarah.Michael dijo que quiere echarse un polvo con Sarah.
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(sack) (United Kingdom)
a. el saco
(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)
He took some shillings out of his poke to pay for the goose.Sacó algunos chelines del saco para pagar el ganso.
b. la bolsa
(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)
She carried a few pieces of gold and silver in her poke.Llevaba unas piezas de oro y de plata en su bolsa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to jab)
a. clavar
Ouch! Did you just poke me with your umbrella on purpose?¡Ay! ¿Me acabas de clavar tu paraguas a propósito?
b. hincar
They were giving out ninja turtles at the movies and in all the excitement I poked a boy in the eye.En el cine estaban dando las tortugas ninjas y con la emoción le hinqué el ojo a un niño.
c. pinchar
Poke the meat to see if it's done.Pincha la carne para ver si ya está.
d. dar
I turned around and he poked me in the eye with his book.Me di la vuelta y me dio en el ojo con su libro.
e. atizar (a fire)
Isaac poked the fire to spread the embers.Isaac atizó el fuego para esparcir las brasas.
f. dar un codazo (with elbow)
My friend poked me in the side during the movie.Mi amiga me dio un codazo en las costillas durante la película.
5. (to thrust; used with "in" or "into")
a. meter
The electrician poked the wire into the connector.El electricista metió el cable en el conector.
6. (to extend; used with "out")
a. sacar
Rick poked his head out the window to get a better view.Rick sacó la cabeza por la ventana para ver mejor.
7. (to perforate)
a. hacer
I accidentally poked a hole in my cup while I was driving.Por accidente, hice un agujero en mi vaso mientras manejaba.
8. (to punch)
a. pegarle un puñetazo
The boxer poked his opponent in the jaw.El boxeador le pegó un puñetazo en la mandíbula a su oponente.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
9. (to jab)
a. dar
Kenny is torturing the cat by poking at it with chopsticks.Kenny está torturando al gato dándole con palillos chinos.
10. (to emerge out of; used with "out" and "out of")
a. asomar de
There were some springs poking out of the mattress.Del colchón, asomaban algunos resortes.
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poke
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el golpe
(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)
she gave him a poke with her umbrellale dio con la punta del paraguas
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a.
to poke somebody with one's finger/a stickdar a alguien con la punta del dedo/de un palo
to poke somebody in the ribsdar a alguien un codazo en las costillas
to poke a hole in somethinghacer un agujero en algo
to poke the fireatizar el fuego
3. (fig)
a.
to poke one's nose into other people's businessmeter las narices en asuntos ajenos
to poke fun at something/somebodyreírse de algo/alguien
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (general)
a.
to poke at something (with one's finger/a stick)dar un golpe a algo (con la punta del dedo/de un palo)
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poke [pəʊk]
noun
1 (jab) empujón (m); empellón (m); (with elbow) codazo (m); (with poker) hurgonada (f); hurgonazo (m)
he gave me a poke in the ribs (with finger) me hincó el dedo en las costillas; (with elbow) me dio un codazo en las costillas; to give the fire a poke atizar la lumbre; remover la lumbre
2
to have a poke (Britain) (have sex) echar(se) un polvo (vulgar)
transitive verb
1 (jab with stick, finger etc) pinchar; clavar; [+fire] hurgar; atizar; remover
to poke sb in the ribs hincar el dedo a algn en las costillas; to poke sb with a stick dar a algn un empujón con un palo; you nearly poked me in the eye with that! ¡casi me saltas un ojo con eso!
2 (thrust) introducir
to poke a rag into a tube meter un trapo en un tubo; to poke a stick into a crack meter un palo en una grieta; to poke a stick into the ground clavar un palo en el suelo; to poke one's head out (of a window) sacar or asomar la cabeza (por una ventana)
3 [+hole] hacer
to poke a hole in a picture hacer un agujero en un cuadro
4
to poke fun at sb reírse de algn
5 (US) (punch) pegar un puñetazo a
intransitive verb
to poke at sth with a stick hurgar algo con un bastón
poke [pəʊk]
noun
especially (Scot) (bag) saco (m); bolsa (f)
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