squash
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squash(
skwash
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vegetable)
a. la calabaza
(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).
We had a delicious roasted squash with cream for dessert.Tomamos una calabaza asada con nata deliciosa como postre.
2. (sports)
a. el squash
(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 used to play squash, but I injured my ankle.Solía jugar al squash, pero me lesioné un tobillo.
3. (soft drink) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Can you put some ice in my squash?¿Puedes echarme hielo en mi refresco?
You could choose between lemon squash and orange squash to drink.Podías elegir entre limonada o naranjada para beber.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (crush)
a. aplastar
The child took great pleasure in squashing the bugs in the yard.El niño se deleitó aplastando los insectos del jardín.
5. (to suppress)
a. acallar
Government forces squashed the rebellion.Las fuerzas del gobierno acallaron la rebelión.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to get in)
a. meterse
It won't be comfortable, but I think we can all squash into the car.No será cómodo, pero creo que todos nos podemos meter en el carro.
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squash
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vegetable)
a. la calabacera f, cucurbitácea
(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).
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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squash [skwɒʃ]
noun
squashes squash
1 (drink)
orange squash naranjada (f) sin burbujas; (sin burbujas) lemon squash limonada (f) sin burbujas; (sin burbujas)
2 (crowd) apiñamiento (m); agolpamiento (m)
there was such a squash in the doorway había tantísima gente apiñada en la puerta; se apiñaba tanto la gente en la puerta
it was a bit of a squash but we all managed to get in
transitive verb
1 (flatten) aplastar
you're squashing me me estás aplastando; to squash sth in meter algo a la fuerza; can you squash my shoes in? ¿caben dentro mis zapatos?; can you squash two more in the car? ¿caben dos más en el coche?; to be squashed together ir apretujados
2 [+argument] dar al traste con; [+person] apabullar
intransitive verb
to squash in entrar con dificultad; we all squashed in entramos todos aunque con dificultad; to squash up arrimarse
squash [skwɒʃ]
noun
(vegetable) calabaza (f)
squash [skwɒʃ]
noun
(sport) (also squash rackets) squash (m)
modifier
squash court (n) cancha (f) de squash
squash racket (n) raqueta (f) de squash
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
squash
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squash(
ehs
-
kwahsh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (sport)
a. squash
Si sabes jugar al tenis, el squash te resultará fácil.If you can play tennis, squash will be easy for you.
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squash
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sports)
a. squash
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
squash [esˈkwas]
squash
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "squash"
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butternut squash
la calabaza
spaghetti squash
la calabaza espagueti
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