booze

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booze(
buz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(alcohol)
a. la bebida
(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)
With the amount of booze he put away tonight, I'm surprised he's still standing.Con la cantidad de bebida que tomó esta noche, me sorprende que todavía pueda tenerse en pie.
b. el trago
(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)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Alex and Andy are throwing a party this weekend, and they want everyone to bring some booze.Alex y Andy van a dar una fiesta este fin de semana, y quieren que todos traigan trago.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to drink alcohol)
a. beber
I don't think you need to booze to have a good time.Yo creo que no hace falta beber para pasar un buen rato.
b. chupar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Roberta goes out boozing every Friday with the girls from work.Roberta sale a chupar todos los viernes con las chicas de la oficina.
c. empinar el codo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Sam needs to lose some weight but he likes boozing too much.Sam necesita perder unos kilos, pero le gusta demasiado empinar el codo.
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booze
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 bebida
(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)
b. la priva
(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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
c. el chupi
(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)
(River Plate)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. empinar el codo
b. chupar (River Plate)
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booze [buːz]
noun
bebida (f)
to go on the booze darse a la bebida; to be off the booze haber dejado la bebida
intransitive verb
(get drunk) empinar el codo (informal); (go out drinking) salir a beber;
transitive verb
beber
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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