trump

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trump(
truhmp
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to take with a trump)
a. matar con un triunfo
She trumped my king with an ace.Mató mi rey con un triunfo que era un as.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to outdo)
a. superar
Merlin's cake was good, but Sarah's hazelnut meringue cake trumped all of them.El pastel de Merlín estaba bueno, pero Sarah los superó a todos con su pastel de merengue con avellanas.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (card games)
a. el triunfo
(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)
Melanie played a trump and won the hand.Melanie jugó un triunfo y ganó la mano.
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(resource)
a. la baza
(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 coach used his trump and brought Hernandez on in the 52nd minute.El entrenador jugó su baza y sacó a Hernández en el minuto 52.
trumps
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (trump suit)
a. el triunfo
(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)
Hearts are trumps, so you can't throw them away in this round.Los corazones son triunfo, así que no puedes descartarte de ellos en esta ronda.
b. triunfar (verb)
All five cards are trumps in this round.Todas las cartas de cinco triunfan en esta ronda.
c. pintar (verb)
What are the trumps in this game?¿Qué pintan en este juego?
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trump
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in cards)
a. la triunfo m, pinta
(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)
what's trumps?¿(en) qué pintan?
spades are trumpspintan picas
2. (fig)
a.
she played her trump cardjugó su mejor baza or el as que escondía en la manga
3. (fam fig)
a.
turned up trumpsdio la sorpresa
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (in cards)
a. ganar arrastrando
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trump [trʌmp]
noun
(Cards) triunfo (m)
hearts are trumps triunfan corazones; pintan corazones; what's trumps? ¿a qué pinta?
to turn up trumps (Britain) salir or resultar bien
he always turns up trumps no nos falla nunca
transitive verb
(Cards) fallar; superar
The Socialists tried to trump this with their slogan ... The bank has trumped Lloyds by raising its offer
intransitive verb
(Cards) triunfar; poner un triunfo
modifier
trump card (n) triunfo (m)
to play one's trump card jugar su mejor carta
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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