patrol
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patrol(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of patrolling)
a. la patrulla
(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).
Extra officers are on patrol in preparation for this evening's big game.Hay más policías de patrulla de lo habitual en previsión para el gran partido de esta tarde.
b. la ronda
(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).
Harry is on night patrol this week.Harry tiene la ronda de noche esta semana.
2. (group that patrols)
a. la patrulla
(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).
The patrol passes by the entrance about every 15 minutes.La patrulla pasa por la entrada aproximadamente cada 15 minutos.
3. (scout troop subdivision)
a. la patrulla
(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).
Glenn and Michael were in the Otter Patrol of the scouts together.Glenn y Michael estaban juntos en la Patrulla Nutria de los scouts.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to keep watch over)
a. patrullar
Officer Jones patrols the park on horseback.El oficial Jones patrulla el parque a caballo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to keep watch over)
a. patrullar
The ship patrols up and down the coast.El buque patrulla la costa por arriba y por abajo.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
6. (that patrols)
a. patrulla
A drunk driver crashed into a patrol car on purpose.Un conductor borracho chocó contra un coche patrulla a propósito.
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patrol
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la patrulla
(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).
to be on patrolpatrullar
patrol carcoche or
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (area, border)
a. patrullar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. patrullar
to patrol up and downir y venir
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patrol [pəˈtrəʊl]
noun
(gen) patrulla (f); (night patrol) ronda (f); (in Scouts) patrulla (f)
to be on patrol estar de patrulla
transitive verb
[+streets] patrullar por; [+frontier] patrullar
they patrolled the streets at night
the frontier is not patrolled la frontera no tiene patrullas
intransitive verb
patrullar
he patrols up and down se pasea de un lado a otro
modifier
patrol boat (n) patrullero (m); (lancha (f)) patrullera (f)
patrol car (n) (Britain) coche (m) patrulla
patrol leader (n) jefe (m) de patrulla
patrol wagon (n) (US) coche (m) celular
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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