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den British & World English

A wild mammal’s hidden home; a lair

Den Haag British & World English

Dutch name for The Hague (see Hague).

opium den British & World English

A public room where opium is sold and smoked

den mother British & World English

The female leader of a den of Cub Scouts

the lion's den in lion British & World English

A demanding, intimidating, or unpleasant place or situation

the lion's den British & World English

A demanding, intimidating, or unpleasant place or situation

beard the lion in his den in beard British & World English

Confront or challenge someone on their own ground

beard the lion in his den British & World English

Confront or challenge someone on their own ground

Derek Niven van den Bogaerde in Bogarde, Sir Dirk British & World English

(1921–99), British actor and writer, of Dutch descent; born Derek Niven van den Bogaerde. He became famous in the ‘Doctor’ series of comedy films, and played more serious roles in films such as The Servant (1963) and Death in Venice (1971)

den English Thesaurus

the mink left its den

den English-Spanish

guarida f, cubil m

opium den in opium English-Spanish

fumadero m de opio

the lion's den in den English-Spanish

la guarida del león

¡que te den morcilla! in morcilla Spanish-English

go to hell!, get stuffed!

ahí me/se las den todas in ahí Spanish-English

I/he couldn't care less

a den of (vice and) iniquity in den English-Spanish

un antro de (vicio y) perdición

merece que le den el puesto in merecer Spanish-English

she deserves to get the job

to beard the lion in his den in lion English-Spanish

agarrar al toro por las astas

quiere que le den boleto a su idea in boleto Spanish-English

he wants them to take his idea seriously

¿cómo se hace para que te den la beca? in hacer Spanish-English

how do you go about getting the grant?

merece que le den una buena patada en el culo in patada Spanish-English

he deserves to get his butt kicked, he deserves a good kick up the backside

me pudre que me den todos los trabajos difíciles a mí in pudrir Spanish-English

I'm sick and tired of being given all the difficult jobs