Definición de gum tree en inglés:

gum tree

Saltos de línea: gum tree

sustantivo

  • A tree that exudes gum, especially a eucalyptus.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Only in Australia are two genera, Eucalyptus and Acacia - more familiarly, the gum tree and the wattle - able to dominate a continent.
    • This brings us to the gum tree, or more specifically, to Eucalyptus globulus, grown widely as a source of wood-pulp.
    • Neighbour Ian Kinny, whose memorial garden along with a gum tree, bottlebrush and shrubs were destroyed, described the impact of the attack as ‘extremely cruel’.

Frases

up a gum tree

British informal In or into a predicament: offers of devolution will lead ministers straight up a gum tree
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  • I'm all for that approach because we're all up a gum tree with romance.
  • At Heathrow last week thousands of Brits found themselves up a gum tree, as British Airways, plagued by staff shortages and technical hitches, scrapped more than 100 flights to and from the airport.

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