tide

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tide(
tayd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (rise and fall of the sea)
a. la marea
(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)
Be careful if you go swimming. The tide is high and the current is strong.Ten cuidado cuando vayas a nadar. La marea está alta y la corriente está fuerte.
When the tide comes in, it will destroy the sandcastle.Cuando suba la marea va a destruir el castillo de arena.
2. (trend)
a. la corriente
(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)
Times are changing, and you're swimming against the tide.Los tiempos están cambiando, y estás nadando contra la corriente.
b. la ola
(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)
We've received news of the recent tide of unrest.Nos han llegado noticias de la reciente ola de disturbios.
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tide
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la marea
(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. (fig)
a. el rumbo m, curso
(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)
(of events)
high/low tidemarea alta/baja
3. (fig)
a.
to go against the tideir contra (la) corriente
4. (fig)
a.
the rising tide of discontentla creciente ola de descontento
5. (fig)
a.
the tide has turnedse han vuelto las tornas
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tide [taɪd]
noun
1 [of sea] marea (f)
high tide marea (f) alta; pleamar (f); we sailed at high tide or with the high tide zarpamos cuando la marea estaba alta; low tide marea (f) baja; bajamar (f); it is possible to walk across at low tide es posible cruzar cuando la marea está baja; the tide has turned ha cambiado la marea
2 corriente (f); [of emotion] ola (f)
the rising tide of public indignation la creciente indignación pública; the tide of events la marcha de los sucesos; the tide has turned han cambiado las cosas; the tide of battle turned cambió la suerte de la batalla
to go against the tide ir contra la corriente
to go with the tide seguir la corriente
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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