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bob1

Pronunciation: /bɑːb; bɒb/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-bb-)

  • (move abruptly) the cork bobbed up and down on the water el corcho cabeceaba en el agua he bobbed under the table se metió rápidamente debajo de la mesa a head bobbed out from behind the door una cabeza asomó por detrás de la puerta to bob for apples[ jugar al juego consistente en tratar de atrapar con los dientes unas manzanas que flotan en agua ]

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-bb-)

  • 2 (make) to bob a curtsy hacer* una reverencia or inclinación

noun/nombre

  • 1 (movement) (— of tail) meneo (masculine); (— of head) inclinación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • With a quick bob of her tongue she span back around and marched down the corridor, opening the classroom door by magic without even realising she had done it.
    • Unlike Garrett's bewildered reaction, Clara only gave a slight bob of her head to acknowledge him.
    • Her mistress gave a slight bob of her head, and she began bustling about, stirring up the fire.

Phrasal verbs

bob up

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[colloquial/familiar] aparecer*

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bob2

Pronunciation: /bɑːb; bɒb/

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (haircut) melena (feminine) to wear one's hair in a bob llevar melena 1.2 (docked tail) cola (feminine) atusada
  • 3 (sled) trineo (masculine) de bobsleigh

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (cut) [tail] cortar, atusar to bob one's hair cortarse el pelo a lo paje

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bob3

Pronunciation: /bɑːb; bɒb/

noun/nombre (plural bob)

  • (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] chelín (masculine) I bet that cost a few bob! ¡eso ha tenido que costar un platal or (Spain/España) un pastón or (Mexico/México) un lanón! [colloquial/familiar] she's not short of a few bob o of a bob or two está forrada [colloquial/familiar]

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Bob

Pronunciation: /bɑːb; bɒb/

noun/nombre

  • Bob's your uncle! (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] ¡listo!, ¡ya está!

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