Hay 2 definiciones de bleak en inglés:

bleak1

Saltos de línea: bleak
Pronunciación: /bliːk
 
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Derivativos

bleakly

adverbio
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  • At every machine an earnest young (or not-so-young but trying to look it) person pumps bleakly away, intimidatingly burning those extra pounds, trimming those recalcitrant inches.
  • In the United States, residents of the New Jersey fishing town of Little Egg Harbor are bleakly counting down the hours before the scheduled execution of one of their neighbours, Paul Johnson.
  • As long as I'm on the subject: Friday I found a new installment of the Acme Novelty Library by Chris Ware, which continues to be the most bleakly amusing account of emotional cruelty you'll find.

bleakness

sustantivo
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  • The world will enter into a period of bleakness and despair.
  • This wounded, weary, damaged, burdened self, so full of bleakness and despair, is brought back to life.
  • But Henman faced the bleakness of defeat and did not blink.

Origen

Old English blāc 'shining, white', or in later use from synonymous Old Norse bleikr; ultimately of Germanic origin and related to bleach.

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Palabra del día skosh
Pronunciación: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little

Hay 2 definiciones de bleak en inglés:

bleak2

Saltos de línea: bleak
Pronunciación: /bliːk
 
/

sustantivo

  • A small silvery shoaling fish of the carp family, found in Eurasian rivers.
    • Genera Alburnus and Chalcalburnus, family Cyprinidae: several species, in particular A. alburnus
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    • The flies for pike were naturally bigger than the bleaks, so they left me alone and I got some pike.
    • The browned perch fillets may be added with rice, the lake whitefishes and the small but delicious bleaks.
    • The restaurant offers fish-starters which are a house speciality, marinated bleaks, trout on a bed of rocket, and fillets of smoked eel.

Origen

late 15th century: from Old Norse bleikja.

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