quarrel
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quarrel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (argument)
a. la pelea
(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).
b. la riña
(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).
c. el pleito
(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. (disagreement)
a. la discrepancia
(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).
b. el desacuerdo
(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).
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
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quarrel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (argument)
a. la pelea f, discusión
(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).
to have a quarrelpelearse
to pick a quarrel with somebodybuscar pelea con alguien
2. (disagreement)
a. el discrepancia f, desacuerdo
(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).
to have no quarrel with somebodyno tener discrepancia alguna con alguien
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (argue)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. pelearse, discutir
4. (disagree)
a.
to quarrel with somethingdiscrepar de algo
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quarrel [ˈkwɒrəl]
noun
(argument) riña (f); pelea (f)
to have a quarrel with sb reñir or pelearse con algn; I have no quarrel with you no tengo nada en contra de usted; no tengo queja de usted; to pick a quarrel buscar pelea or pleito; to pick a quarrel with sb meterse con algn; buscar pelea or pleito con algn; to take up sb's quarrel ponerse de la parte de algn
intransitive verb
reñir; pelearse
we quarrelled and I never saw him again reñimos y no volví a verlo; they quarrelled about or over money riñeron por cuestión de dinero; to quarrel with sb reñir con algn; I can't quarrel with that eso no lo discuto; what we quarrel with is ... en lo que discrepamos or no estamos de acuerdo es ...
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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