ram
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ram(
rahm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el carnero
(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 children saw a ram and some sheep on the farm.Los niños vieron un carnero y algunas ovejas en la granja.
2. (military)
a. el ariete
(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 army used a ram to demolish the wall.El ejército utilizó un ariete para derribar el muro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to force)
a. meter a la fuerza
I had to ram my T-shirts in the drawer to make them fit.Tuve que meter a la fuerza mis camisetas en el cajón para hacer que cupieran.
b. embutir
I only had an hour before my plane would depart, so I rammed my stuff into a suitcase and left.Solo tenía una hora antes de que mi avión partiera, así que embutí mis cosas en una maleta y me fui.
4. (to strike)
a. chocar
He got distracted and rammed the car against the parking sign.Se distrajo y chocó el auto contra la señal de estacionamiento.
b. embestir contra
Someone rammed my car and ran away.Alguien embistió contra mi auto y escapó.
c. embestir con el espolón (nautical)
Dozens of people were injured when a speedboat rammed a freighter.Docenas de personas resultaron heridas cuando una motora embistió un carguero con el espolón.
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ram
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el carnero
(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).
2. (implement)
a.
(battering) ramariete m
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (crash into)
a. embestir
4. (of ship)
a. abordar
5. (force into place)
a. embutir, apretar
6. (colloquial)
a.
she's always ramming her views down my throatsiempre está tratando de inculcarme a la fuerza sus ideas
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ram [ræm]
noun
1 (Zool) carnero (m)
2 (Astron) Aries (m)
3 (Mil) ariete (m)
transitive verb
1 (force)
to ram a hat down on one's head incrustarse el sombrero; to ram clothes into a case meter la ropa a la fuerza en una maleta; to ram a nail into a wall incrustar un clavo en una pared; to ram sth into a hole meter algo a la fuerza en un agujero; to be rammed up against sth estar apretado contra algo; they ram their ideas down your throat te hacen tragar sus ideas a la fuerza; we had Campoamor rammed into us at school tuvimos que darnos un atracón de Campoamor en el colegio
2 (collide with) (deliberately) embestir contra; (Náut) embestir con el espolón; (accidentally) chocar con or contra
the thieves rammed a police car los ladrones embistieron contra un coche de la policía; the car rammed the lamppost as it slid off the road el coche se metió contra la farola al salirse de la carretera
modifier
ram raid (n) robo (m) rompiendo el escaparate etc con un coche; (rompiendo el escaparate etc con un coche)
ram raider (n) ladrónonaladrona (m) (f) que entra en el establecimiento rompiendo el escaparate etc con un coche;ona ladrona (que entra en el establecimiento rompiendo el escaparate etc con un coche)
She recalls watching a gang of ram raiders plough through the front door of the house opposite last year
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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