corral

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corral(
kuh
-
rahl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (enclosure for animals)
a. el corral
(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).
The wolf growled at the cattle in the corral.El lobo le gruñó al ganado que estaba en el corral.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to round up)
a. meter en un corral (animals)
The cowboys used dogs to corral the sheep.Los vaqueros usaron perros para meter las ovejas en el corral.
b. acorralar (people)
The team captain corralled all the players to give them instructions.El capitán del equipo acorroló a todos los jugadores para darles órdenes.
3. (to gather votes)
a. acaparar
The Republican candidate corralled the majority of the votes.El candidato republicano acaparó la mayoría de los votos.
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corral
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for cattle, horses)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el corral m, cercado
(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).
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corral [kəˈrɑːl] (US)
noun
corral (m)
transitive verb
acorralar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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