bag
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bag(
bahg
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sack)
a. la bolsa
(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).
I bought a bag of oranges for 10 pesos.Compré una bolsa de naranjas por 10 pesos.
b. la funda
(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 Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
Would you like a bag to take the leftovers?¿Quisiera usted una funda para llevar las sobras?
c. la jaba
(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 Cuba
(Cuba)
Are paper bags good for the environment?¿Son buenas para el medio ambiente las jabas de papel?
2. (purse)
a. la cartera
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Do you have any room in your bag for these gloves?¿Tienes espacio en tu cartera para estos guantes?
b. el bolso
(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).
Help! That man just stole my bag!¡Socorro! ¡Ese hombre se acaba de robar mi bolso!
c. la bolsa
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
The keys are in my bag.Las llaves están en mi bolsa.
3. (luggage)
a. la maleta
(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).
I need to pack my bags for the trip.Necesito hacer las maletas para mi viaje.
b. la valija
(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).
I bought a new bag for my vacation.Compré una valija nueva para las vacaciones.
c. el veliz
(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).
(formal)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Can I help you carry your bag?¿Te ayudo a cargar el veliz?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to pack)
a. guardar en una bolsa
The teenagers who bag your groceries work for tips.Los muchachos que guardan la comida en bolsas trabajan por propinas.
5. (to get)
a. hacerse con
She bagged the window seat on the overnight flight.Se hizo con el asiento de la ventana en el vuelo de la noche.
b. pillar
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I bagged the best seat in the theater.Pillé el mejor asiento del teatro.
6. (hunting)
a. cobrar
He bagged a moose on his last hunting trip.Cobró un alce en su último viaje de cacería.
bags
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
7. (sagging skin)
a. las bolsas
(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).
This cream is great for disguising the bags under your eyes.Esta crema es excelente para camuflar las bolsas bajo los ojos.
b. las ojeras
(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).
There were bags under June's eyes and she looked depressed.June tenía ojeras y parecía deprimida.
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bag
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of paper, plastic)
a. la bolsa
(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. (handbag)
a. el bolso
(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).
b. la cartera
(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).
c. la bolsa
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
to have bags under one's eyestener ojeras
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to be a bag of bonesestar esquelético(a) or
4. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
it's in the baglo tenemos en el bote
5. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
he let the secret out of the bagdescubrió el secreto
bag snatchertironero(a) m,f
6. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
bags ofun montón de
there's bags of roomhay muchísimo sitio
7. (very fam pej) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(woman)
old bagbruja f
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (put in bag)
a. guardar en una bolsa, embolsar
9. (in hunting)
a. cobrar
10. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. pedirse (claim)
b. pillar
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
she always bags the best seatsiempre consigue or
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bag [bæɡ]
noun
1 [of paper, plastic] bolsa (f); (large sack) costal (m); (handbag) bolso (m); cartera (f); (LAm) (suitcase) maleta (f); valija (f); (LAm) veliz (m); (Méx) (carried over shoulder) zurrón (m); mochila (f)
a bag of sweets/chips una bolsa de caramelos/patatas fritas; to pack one's bags hacer las maletas; they threw him out bag and baggage lo pusieron de patitas en la calle; he was like a bag of bones estaba como un esqueleto; it's a mixed bag hay un poco de todo; the whole bag of tricks todo el rollo (informal)
to be left holding the bag (US) cargar con el muerto (informal)
to be in the bag
it's in the bag es cosa segura; está en el bote (informal); (Esp) we had the game nearly in the bag el partido estaba casi ganado; teníamos el partido casi en el bote (informal); (Esp)
not to be sb's bag (US)
it's not his bag no es lo suyo
2 (Hunting) cacería (f); piezas (f) cobradas
a good day's bag una buena cacería
3 bags (baggage) equipaje (m); (Britain) (trousers) pantalones (m)
bags under the eyes ojeras (f)
4
bags of (Britain) (lots) un montón de; we've bags of time tenemos tiempo de sobra
5 (woman)
old bag bruja (informal) (f)
transitive verb
1 (also bag up) [+goods, groceries] meter en una bolsa/en bolsas
2 (Hunting) cazar; (shoot down) derribar
3 (get possession of) pillar (informal); hacerse con
The midwife bagged any extra rations brought by neighbours ...the two Cs he needed to add to the C in chemistry he had already bagged to clinch his place at medical school He is said to have bagged for his first issue an interview with George Wallace, the former Governor of Alabama
(Britain) (claim in advance) reservarse
Anne has already bagged that seat The smart ones will already have bagged their seats by putting cards on them
I bags that eso pa' mí
intransitive verb
(also bag out) [+garment] hacer bolsas;
modifier
bag lady (n) indigente (f) vagabunda
bag snatcher (n) ladrónaladróa (m) (f) de bolsos;a ladróa
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