squad
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squad(
skwad
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (military)
a. el pelotón
(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 sergeant was punished for the poor performance of the squad under his supervision.El sargento fue castigado por la mala actuación del pelotón que supervisa.
2. (group of workmen)
a. la cuadrilla
(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).
The agency hired a squad of interns for the summer to handle the influx of work they had received.La agencia contrató una cuadrilla de becarios en verano para que se encargaran del trabajo que habían recibido.
b. la brigada
(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).
As a manager, it is your responsibility to resolve any conflicts that may arise with your squad.Como gerente, es tu responsabilidad resolver cualquier conflicto que surja en tu brigada.
3. (group of police officers)
a. la brigada
(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).
The police squad broke into the house and arrested the men involved in the drug trafficking racket.La brigada de policías entró en la casa y arrestó a los hombres involucrados en el caso de tráfico de drogas.
b. el escuadrón
(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).
We found a suspicious package in the building and called the bomb squad.Encontramos un paquete sospechoso en el edificio y llamamos al escuadrón antiexplosivos.
4. (sports)
a. el equipo
(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).
My sister practiced gymnastics all summer to be able to try out for the cheerleading squad.Mi hermana hizo gimnasia todo el verano para intentar pasar las pruebas para el equipo de animación deportiva.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(group of friends)
a. el grupito
(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 can't wait to go back to my hometown and reunite with my squad.No veo la hora de regresar a mi ciudad y volver a juntarme con mi grupito.
b. la banda
(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).
After breaking up with her boyfriend, she met up with her squad and went dancing.Después de romper con su novio, se juntó con su banda y fue a bailar.
c. la pandilla
(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).
Who are you bringing to the party tonight? - Many of my friends are in town, so I'm going to bring the whole squad.¿A quién vas a llevar a la fiesta esta noche? - Varios de mis amigos están en la ciudad, así que voy a llevar toda la pandilla.
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squad
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of workmen)
a. la brigada f, cuadrilla
(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).
2. (of athletes, footballers; for national team)
a. la lista de convocados
(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).
the first-team squadel primer equipo
3. (of soldiers)
a. la escuadra
(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).
4. (of police force)
a. la brigada
(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).
squad carcoche or
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squad [skwɒd]
noun
1 (Mil) pelotón (m)
2 [of police] brigada (f)
flying squad brigada (f) móvil
3 [of workmen etc] cuadrilla (f)
a squad of prisoners operated as a chain gang
4 (Dep) [of players] equipo (m)
The England World Cup squad was named today
modifier
squad car (n) (Police) coche-patrulla (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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