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soldier
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soldier(
sol
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (military)
a. el soldado
(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).
, la soldado
(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).
Soldiers quartered in trenches during the war.Los soldados vivían en trincheras durante la guerra.
b. el militar
(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).
, la militar
(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).
During the war, women raised money to buy supplies for the soldiers.Durante la guerra, las mujeres recaudaban dinero para comprar provisiones a los militares.
2. (animal)
a. el soldado
(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 soldiers in a colony protect the other ants from insects.Los soldados en una colonia protegen a las demás hormigas de otros insectos.
3. (culinary) (United Kingdom)
a. el pan
(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).
I grilled some soldiers for dipping into the soft-boiled egg.He tostado pan para mojarlo en el huevo pasado por agua.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to serve in the military)
a. servir como soldado
Approximately a thousand women soldiered during the war.Alrededor de mil mujeres sirvieron como soldados en la guerra.
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soldier
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el soldado
(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).
an old soldierun veterano, un excombatiente
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. servir como soldado
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soldier [ˈsəʊldʒəʳ]
noun
1 (Mil) soldado (m); militar (m)
there's a brave little soldier!
common soldier soldado (m) raso
soldier of fortune aventureroaaventurera (m) (f) militar;a aventurera
an old soldier un veterano or excombatiente
to come the old soldier with sb tratar de imponerse a algn (por más experimentado)
to play at soldiers jugar a los soldados
a woman soldier una soldado; una mujer soldado
soldiers and civilians old soldiers never die
2 (Britain) (strip of bread or toast) tira de pan (tostada) para mojar en los huevos pasados por agua
Matthew dunked his soldiers in his egg to dunk one's soldiers
3 (Zool) (ant) hormiga (f) soldado; soldado (m)
intransitive verb
ser soldado
he soldiered for ten years in the East sirvió durante diez años en el Oriente
My father spent two years soldiering in the desert
modifier
soldier ant (n) hormiga (f) soldado; soldado (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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