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bee
American English: /bi/
British English: /biː/

Translation of bee in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (Zoology) to keep bees
    criar abejas
    dedicarse a la apicultura
    as busy as a beethey've been as busy as bees, getting the dinner ready
    han estado atareadísimos, preparando la cena
    you have been a busy little bee, haven't you?
    ¡cómo has trabajado!
    like bees around a honey pot [colloquial]
    como moscas en la miel
    to have a bee in one's bonnet about something [colloquial]
    tener monomanía con algo
    tener algo metido entre ceja y ceja
    to think one is the bee's knees [colloquial]
    creerse lo máximo or el no va más [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Even accounting for native bee pollinators, honeybees still do most of the pollinating of fruits and vegetables in your garden.
    • As with any type of wasp, bee, or yellow jacket, please exercise care to avoid getting stung!
    • Of all the types of bees, honeybees have several advantages as pollinators.
    Example sentences
    • It's an example of self-organizing cooperative behavior, and it's found among ants, bees, and other social insects.
    • So that touching and feeling is a shared characteristic between honey bees and stingless bees.
    • There are over 30,000 species of bees and in most of them the bees live solitary lives.
  • 2 (social gathering) (esp US)
    Example sentences
    • There will be an emergency quilting bee to make them a wedding quilt tomorrow at the Torger's house, but only certain families are being asked to come.
    • The old-time quilting bee is well remembered, although most quilts were actually solo products.
    • I've been so busy being investigated, preparing for this lynch bee starting tomorrow that I hadn't had an opportunity to…
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