quagmire

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quagmire(
kwahg
-
mayr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (difficult situation)
a. el atolladero
(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)
Before going to war in Iraq, they argued that it wouldn't be another quagmire like Vietnam.Antes de ir a la guerra en Irak, sostuvieron que no sería otro atolladero como Vietnam.
2. (peatland)
a. el cenagal
(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)
The farmer struggled to pull a calf out of a quagmire.El granjero se esforzó por sacar un becerro de un cenagal.
b. el lodazal
(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)
The donkey walked into the quagmire and got stuck.El burro entró en el lodazal y se quedó atascado.
c. el barrizal
(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)
The soldiers marched around the quagmire instead of risking going in and getting stuck.Los soldados marcharon alrededor del barrizal en vez de arriesgarse a entrar y quedarse atascados.
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quagmire
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (bog)
a. el barrizal m, lodazal
(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. (fig)
a. el atolladero
(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)
(difficult situation)
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quagmire [ˈkwæɡmaɪəʳ]
noun
cenagal (m); lodazal (m); atolladero (m); cenagal (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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