troop

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troop(
trup
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (military)
a. la tropa
(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 discontentment among the soldiers in the troop almost led to an uprising.El descontento entre los soldados de la tropa casi provocó una insurreción.
b. la compañía
(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 sergeant led his troop into battle.El sargento condujo su compañía a la batalla.
c. el escuadrón
(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)
(of cavalry)
When the riot got out of control, the mounted troops came to break it up.Cuando el disturbio se salió de control, los escuadrones a caballo vinieron a dispersarlo.
2. (group)
a. el tropel
(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 troop of rowdy children flooded the library this afternoon.Un tropel de niños ruidosos invadió la biblioteca esta tarde.
b. la tropa
(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)
(of Scouts)
Our Boy Scout troop just got back from a camping trip.Nuestra tropa de boyscouts acaba de regresar de un campamento.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to walk in a group)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
All of the guests trooped out of the chapel once the wedding ended.Todos los invitados salieron en tropel de la capilla cuando la boda terminó.
The children on the field trip trooped into the museum.Los chicos que estaban de excursión entraron en tropel al museo.
troops
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (armed forces)
a. los soldados
(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)
We had to deploy over 2,000 troops abroad to aid in the war effort.Tuvimos que destinar más de 2,000 soldados al extranjero para ayudar con el esfuerzo bélico.
b. las tropas
(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)
We greeted our troops at the airport after they came back from war.Recibimos a nuestras tropas en el aeropuerto cuando regresaron de la guerra.
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troop
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a.
troopstropas fpl
troop carriervehículo para el transporte de tropas
2. (of people)
a. el grupo m, batallón
(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)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a.
to troop in/outentrar/salir con paso cansino
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troop [truːp]
noun
1 (Mil) tropa (f); [of cavalry] escuadrón (m);troops tropas (f)
2 (gen) banda (f); grupo (m); (gang) cuadrilla (f); (Teat)
to come in a troop venir en tropel or en masa
3 (sound)
the steady troop of feet el ruido rítmico de pasos
intransitive verb
(walk)
to troop in/past/off/out entrar/pasar/marcharse/salir en tropel; entrar/pasar/marcharse/salir atropelladamente
transitive verb
to troop the colour (Britain) presentar la bandera
modifier
troop carrier (n) (plane, ship) transporte (m) (militar)
troop ship (n) (buque (m) de) transporte (m)
troop train (n) tren (m) militar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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