pouch
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pouch(
pauch
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (small bag)
a. 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).
The store manager headed to the bank with the pouch full of the day's sales.El gerente de la tienda se dirigió al banco con la bolsa llena del dinero del día.
2. (animal anatomy)
a. 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).
The young joey stuck its head out of the kangaroo's pouch.La joven cría asomó la cabeza de la bolsa de la cangura.
b. el marsupio
(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 baby Tasmanian devil only has to crawl a few inches to reach its mother's pouch.Una cría de un demonio de Tasmania se tiene que arrastrar solo unas cuántas pulgadas para alcanzar el marsupio de su madre.
3. (loose skin under eyes)
a. 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).
Edith decided to go to the plastic surgeon because she was tired of the pouches under her eyes.Edith decidió acudir al cirujano plástico porque estaba harta de las bolsas debajo de sus ojos.
4. (tobacco container)
a. la petaca
(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).
Pachi pinched a bit of tobacco from the pouch to roll a cigarette.Pachi pellizcó un poco de tabaco de la petaca para liar un cigarro.
5. (hunting)
a. el morral
(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).
The hunter reached into his pouch for his buck knife.El cazador metió la mano en el morral para sacar su cuchillo de caza.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to put into a small bag)
a. meter en una bolsa
Ruby pouched the dried lavender as little Christmas gifts for her friends.Ruby metió la lavanda seca en unas bolsas para regalar a sus amigas por Navidad.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (politics)
a. enviar por valija diplomática
Are there any items that can't be pouched to embassies overseas?¿Hay algunos artículos que no se pueden enviar por valija diplomática a embajadas en el extranjero?
8. (to bulge)
a. abultar
I don't know why this sweater is pouching around the bottom.No sé por qué este suéter abulta por la parte de abajo.
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pouch
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for money)
a. el saquito
(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. (for tobacco)
a. la petaca
(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).
3. (for ammunition)
a. el cebador
(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. (of marsupial)
a. el marsupio
(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).
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pouch [paʊtʃ]
noun
(for tobacco) petaca (f); (for ammunition) cartuchera (f); (hunter's) morral (m); (Zool) (Anat) bolsa (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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