strut
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strut(
struht
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to swagger)
a. pavonearse
The haughty restauranteur strutted about the dining room while his staff sweated away.El altanero dueño se pavoneaba por el comedor mientras los empleados sudaban la gota gorda.
b. darse aires
The gorgeous woman strutted with her head held aloft.La mujer hermosa se daba aires con la cabeza en alto.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (swagger)
a. el pavoneo
(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).
There comes Sandy with her proud strut; she walks like a beauty queen.Ahí viene Sandy con su pavoneo orgulloso; camina como una reina de belleza.
3. (construction)
a. la riostra
(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).
Don't worry; we put enough struts to adequately distribute the weight of the roof.No se preocupe; pusimos suficientes riostras para distribuir bien el peso del techo.
b. el puntal
(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'll need these struts to set up the scaffolding.Necesitaremos estos puntales para montar el andamiaje.
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strut
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. pavonearse
to strut in/outentrar/salir pavoneándose
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strut [strʌt]
intransitive verb
(also strut about) (also strut along) pavonearse; contonearse
to strut into a room entrar dándose aires or pavoneándose en una habitación; to strut past sb pasar delante de algn pavoneándose
transitive verb
to strut one's stuff pavonearse; darse pisto (informal)
He got up to strut his stuff on the dance floor Now strut your stuff! Stick your chest out and enjoy displaying your body I even agreed a few days ago to take part in a fashion show and strutted my stuff beaming and feeling marvellous
strut [strʌt]
noun
(beam) puntal (m); riostra (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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