saddle(
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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. (seat)
a. la silla de montar
(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)
(equestrian)
Horses themselves are very expensive, not to mention the saddle and all the other tack.Los caballos en sí son muy caros, ni hablar de la silla de montar y los otros arreos.
b. la silla
(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)
(equestrian)
The rider was so drunk he fell right out of the saddle.El jinete estaba tan borracho que se cayó de la silla.
c. la montura
(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)
(equestrian)
You have to ride with an English saddle for this event, and with a Western one for the next.Para esta prueba, hay que montar con montura inglesa, y para la siguiente, con vaquera.
d. el sillín
(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)
(cycling)
My butt hurts. I need to by a new saddle for my bike.Me duele el trasero. Necesito comprarme un sillín nuevo.
e. el asiento
(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)
(cycling)
If you do as much cycling as I do, it's worth it to invest in a good quality saddle.Si montas tanto en bicicleta como yo, vale la pena invertir en un asiento de buena calidad.
2. (geography)
a. el collado
(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 setting sun was just peeking over the saddle of the two hills.El sol poniente apenas se adivinaba sobre el collado entre los dos cerros.
3. (culinary)
a. el cuarto trasero
(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)
I'm going to broil a saddle of lamb stuffed with shiitake mushrooms and spinach.Voy a asar un cuarto trasero de cordero relleno con hongos shiitake y espinaca.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to burden; used with "with")
a. cargar con
For some reason, I always get saddled with the dirty work.Por alguna razón, siempre tengo que cargar con el trabajo sucio.
b. encajar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
My sister is going away for the weekend, so we've been saddled with her two kids.Mi hermana se va este fin de semana, así que nos encajó los dos niños.
c. endilgar
My boss left early and saddled me with the rest of the cleaning.Mi jefe se fue temprano y me endilgó el resto de la limpieza.
5. (to put a saddle on)
a. ensillar
Zorro saddled his horse and rode away.El Zorro ensilló su caballo y se alejó al galope.
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saddle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (on horse)
a. la silla (de montar)
(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)
2. (on bicycle)
a. el sillín
(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)
in the saddlea caballo
3. (fig)
a.
to be in the saddlellevar las riendas
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (horse)
a. ensillar
5. (fam fig)
a.
to saddle somebody with somethingencajar or
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saddle [ˈsædl]
noun
1 [of bicycle] silla (f); [of horse] silla (f) de montar
Red Rum won with Stack in the saddle ganó Red Rum montado por Stack; to be in the saddle estar en el poder
2 (Cookery)
saddle of lamb cuarto (m) (trasero) de cordero
3 [of hill] collado (m)
transitive verb
1 (also saddle up) [+horse] ensillar
2 (lumber)
to saddle sb with sth cargar a algn con algo; now we're saddled with it ahora tenemos que cargar con ello; to get saddled with sth tener que cargar con algo; to saddle o.s. with sth cargar con algo
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