quake

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quake(
kweyk
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to shake)
a. temblar
After hearing the news, Marisa's legs quaked with terror.Después de enterarse de las noticias, a Marisa le temblaron las piernas del terror.
b. estremecerse
Because of Billy's clown phobia, he quaked with fear when we went to a circus show.A causa de la fobia a los payasos que tiene Billy, se estremeció de miedo cuando fuimos al circo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(earthquake)
a. el temblor
(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)
Did you feel the quake last night? It woke me up.¿Sentiste el temblor anoche? Me despertó.
b. el terremoto
(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)
Yesterday's quake was a six on the Richter scale.El terremoto de ayer fue un seis en la escala de Richter.
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quake
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial)
a. el terremoto
(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)
(earthquake)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. temblar, estremecerse
to quake in one's bootstemblar de miedo
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quake [kweɪk]
intransitive verb
[+person] (shake) temblar; (inwardly) estremecerse
to quake with fright temblar de miedo; he was quaking at the knees le temblaban las piernas; I quaked at the prospect esa posibilidad me hizo estremecer
noun
(earthquake) terremoto (m); temblor (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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