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bone(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (anatomy)
a. el hueso
(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)
The human skeleton is composed of 206 bones.El esqueleto humano se compone de 206 huesos.
b. la espina
(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)
(of a fish)
Sardines have lots of bones.Las sardinas tienen muchas espinas.
2. (material)
a. el hueso
(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)
These earrings are made of bone.Estos pendientes están hechos de hueso.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to remove the bones of)
a. deshuesar
Ask your butcher to bone the lamb for you.Pídele al carnicero que te deshuese el cordero.
b. quitar las espinas (of a fish)
Bone the salmon before serving it.Quítale las espinas al salmón antes de servirlo.
4.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to have sex with)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. tirarse a
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
He boned his best friend's sister.Se tiró a la hermana de su mejor amigo.
b. follarse a
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I totally want to bone her.Me la quiero follar en serio.
c. cogerse a
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
He told his friend he was going to bone the girl from the club.Le dijo a su amigo que iba a cogerse a la chica de la disco.
d. chingarse a
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The first thing he told her was that he wanted to bone her.Lo primero que le dijo fue que se la quería chingar.
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bone
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of person, animal)
a. el hueso
(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)
2. (of fish)
a. la espina
(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)
bone chinaporcelana fina
bone mealharina de hueso
3. (idioms)
a.
to work one's fingers to the bonematarse trabajando or
to be bone idle or lazyser más vago(a) que la chaqueta de un guardia
I feel it in my bonestengo una corazonada
bone of contentionmanzana de la discordia
4. (colloquial)
a.
to have a bone to pick with somebodytener que arreglar or ajustar cuentas con alguien
he made no bones about itno trató de disimularlo
close to the bonefuera de tono
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (fillet; chicken)
a. deshuesar
6. (fish)
a. quitar las espinas a
7. (vulgar)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. follarse or tirarse a (have sex with)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
b. cogerse a
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
c. chingarse a
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
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bone [bəʊn]
noun
1 [of human, animal etc] hueso (m); [of fish] espina (f)
bones [of dead] huesos (m); (more respectfully) restos (m) mortales; bone of contention manzana (f) de la discordia; chilled or frozen to the bone congelado de frío; to cut costs to the bone reducir los gastos al mínimo
It has survived by cutting its costs to the bone Profit margins have been slashed to the bone in an attempt to keep turnover moving
I feel it in my bones tengo esa corazonada; me da en la nariz (informal); (Esp) he won't make old bones no llegará a viejo
close to the bone (joke) subido de tono
I have a bone to pick with you tenemos una cuenta que ajustar
to make no bones about doing sth no vacilar en hacer algo
he made no bones about it no se anduvo con rodeos
to work one's fingers to the bone trabajar como un esclavo
2 (substance) hueso (m)
...a handle made of bone ...a pocketknife with a bone handle
transitive verb
[+meat] deshuesar; [+fish] quitar las espinas a;
modifier
bone china (n) porcelana (f) fina
bone marrow (n) médula (f) ósea
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