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bug
Inglés americano: /bəɡ/
Inglés británico: /bʌɡ/

Traducción de bug en español:

noun

  • 1 1.1 (biting insect) to be as snug as a bug in a rug [colloquial]
    estar en la gloria [colloquial]
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The insect families that scientists lump together as aphids belong to the huge order of true bugs, which typically deploy sucking mouthparts much like built-in soda straws.
    • The Permian saw the appearance of stoneflies, true bugs, beetles, and caddisflies, among other groups.
    • Worldwide, stilt bugs are a relatively small group of unusual hemipterans, or true bugs, in the family Berytidae.
    1.2 (any insect) (esp US)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • I observed small creatures: ants, bugs, moths, worms, all working their ways, digging in and out of the soil.
    • In the middle of the reproductive period most bugs carry eggs.
    • Tiny bugs crawled along the bark of ancient-looking trees.
  • 2 (germ, disease) [colloquial]it's a flu bug that's going around
    es algo or un virus que anda por ahí
    es una peste que anda por ahí (Latin America) [colloquial]
    he caught or picked up a stomach bug
    se agarró algo al estómago
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The saline solution means that any harmful bugs, viruses or bacteria cannot survive, so it is completely hygienic.
    • An angry mother has hit out at the state of Central Park Swimming Pool after the council closed it following the discovery of the killer lung bug legionella.
    • There were all sort of staph bugs in there tromping on the heart valves.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Bill Edmunds noticed that his young son seemed always to get a tummy bug right after his teeth had been painted with fluoride.
    • They say it's a virus and possibly one of those 24-hour flu bugs.
    • One shot may be all your family needs to ward off the flu bug.
  • 3 [colloquial] 3.1 (obsession)she got the travel bug
    le entró la fiebre de los viajes
    she was or got bitten by the travel bug
    la picó el gusanillo de los viajes
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • When the gardening bug bites you, it usually happens around this time of year - and there will never be a better time than now to start.
    • And now even Pidí himself has caught the ice hockey bug.
    • Yes, the spring cleaning bug has bitten and God help anyone getting in my way.
    3.2 (enthusiast) (US) a movie bug
    un cinéfilo
    un amante del cine
  • 4 (listening device) [colloquial]
    micrófono (masculine) oculto
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • That, according to sources, is a strong indication that it was the FBI's bug and they were the ones that put it there in the first place.
    • Other figures, including LBJ and Martin Luther King are observed vicariously through wire taps or electronic bugs.
    • He only had the director's word for it that the room was clean of bugs.
  • 5 (fault)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Worse, it is theoretically impossible to determine whether computer systems are free from programming bugs or nefarious code.
    • The game also plays host to a wide array of gameplay bugs and glitches.
    • Well, applications are prone to all types of problems, bugs, and errors.

transitive verb present participle bugging past tense, past participle bugged

[colloquial]
  • 1
    (room/telephone)
    colocar micrófonos ocultos en
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The telephone was bugged, and most of the rooms had mini microphones hidden under furniture and behind pictures.
    • They enlisted the help of a wire-tapper to bug the star's telephone and bedroom.
    • Each capability seems innocuous, but a hidden cellphone with both features can silently and automatically answer calls, establishing a radio link for bugging a room.
  • 2 (bother, irritate) stop bugging me!
    ¡deja ya de fastidiarme
    ¡deja ya de darme la lata! [colloquial]
    it really bugs me when you do that
    me saca de quicio que hagas eso
    what's bugging you?
    ¿qué mosca te ha picado? [colloquial]
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • But that's not what really bugs me about this whole thing.
    • I know neither of them would hurt me, but it bugs me.
    • The guy's evident discomfort was starting to bug him.

intransitive verb present participle bugging past tense, past participle bugged

  • (US)
    (eyes)
    salirse de las órbitas

Verbos con partícula

bug off

verb + adverb (US)
[colloquial]bug off!
¡lárgate! [colloquial]
¡pírate! (Spain) [colloquial]
¡pela gallo! (Mexico) [colloquial]
mándate a cambiar (Andes)
mandate mudar (Río de la Plata) [colloquial]

bug out

verb + adverb (US) [colloquial]
1 (bulge outwards)
(eyes)
salirse de las órbitas
his eyes practically bugged out when he saw her
se le salieron los ojos de las órbitas al verla
2 (leave quickly)
esfumarse [colloquial]
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