scrub

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scrub(
skruhb
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to scour)
a. fregar
You're going to have to really scrub that pot to get the burnt cheese off.Vas a tener que fregar muy bien esa olla para quitarle el queso quemado.
b. restregar
Lupita is going to scrub the kitchen floor after breakfast.Lupita va a restregar el piso de la cocina despúes del desayuno.
2. (to cancel)
a. cancelar
An unexpected storm is approaching, so we'll have to scrub the game.Una tormenta inesperada se aproxima, así que tendremos que cancelar el partido.
b. borrar
Since style knows no size, the store scrubbed "plus size" from its vocabulary.Como el estilo no conoce talla, la tienda borró "talla extra" de su vocabulario.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (botany)
a. los matorrales
(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)
Make sure to check for ticks after taking a walk through the scrub.Asegúrate de revisar que no tengas garrapatas después de caminar por los matorrales.
b. la maleza
(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)
The hare caught a glimpse of the hawk and darted for the scrub.La liebre alcanzó a ver el halcón y se lanzó a la maleza.
4. (sports)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el reserva
(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)
, la reserva
(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)
Our team has so much talent that there honestly isn't anyone I'd call a scrub.Nuestro equipo tiene tanto talento que honestamente no hay nadie a quien pueda considerar reserva.
scrubs
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (medical)
a. el uniforme
(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 doctor scrubbed up and put her surgical scrubs on before going into surgery.La doctora se lavó las manos y se puso el uniforme quirúrgico antes de entrar al quirófano.
b. el pijama sanitario
(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)
I've already bought my scrubs for my hospital practicum.Ya me he comprado mi pijama sanitario para las prácticas en el hospital.
c. el ambo
(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)
(Southern Cone)
The nurse took off his scrubs before leaving the hospital.El enfermero se quitó el ambo antes de salir del hospital.
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scrub
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (bushes)
a. el maleza f, matorral
(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. (wash)
a.
to give something a (good) scrubfregar (bien) algo
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (floor, pots)
a. fregar
to scrub one's handslavarse bien las manos
4. (colloquial)
a. borrar (cancel)
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scrub [skrʌb]
noun
fregado (m); restregado (m); especially (LAm)
to give sth a (good) scrub fregar or restregar algo (bien); it needs a hard scrub hay que fregarlo or restregarlo con fuerza
transitive verb
1 (clean) [+floor, hands etc] fregar
to scrub sth clean fregar or restregar algo hasta que quede limpio
2 (cancel) cancelar; anular
let's scrub it bueno, lo borramos
modifier
scrub brush (n) (US) cepillo (m) de fregar
scrub [skrʌb]
noun
(Bot) (undergrowth) monte (m) bajo; maleza (f); (bushes) matas (f); matorrales (m);
modifier
scrub fire (n) incendio (m) de monte bajo
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