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egg 1

American English: /ɛɡ/
British English: /ɛɡ/

noun

  • a fried/boiled egg
    un huevo frito or (Mexico) estrellado/pasado por agua
    scrambled eggs
    huevos revueltos or (Colombia) pericos
    poached eggs
    huevos escalfados or (River Plate area) pochés
    egg donor
    donante (feminine) de óvulos
    a bad egg (lit)
    un huevo podrido
    (dishonest person) [colloquial] [dated]
    una mala persona
    a good egg [colloquial] [dated]
    un tipo bien [colloquial]
    he's a good egg
    es buena gente (Latin America)
    es un tipo bien [colloquial]
    as sure as eggs is o are eggs (British English)
    como que dos y dos son cuatro
    to have egg on one's face
    quedar mal
    to lay an egg (hen/insect)
    poner un huevo
    (make blunder) [colloquial] [dated]
    meter la pata [colloquial]
    to put all one's eggs in one basket
    Example sentences
    • When most birds incubate eggs, the females often produce high levels of prolactin, a hormone involved in parental behavior.
    • Females lay eggs in other birds' nests and leave the rearing to other species.
    • Embryos in the eggs do not begin to develop until their mother warms them through incubation.
    Example sentences
    • More than three million Brits have tried or are on the controversial diet, which substitutes bread, pasta and potatoes for foods like meat, eggs and cheese.
    • Margaret kept John in order with a healthy diet, eggs from their own chickens, homemade brown bread, jam, and yoghurt.
    • People exist on sausage, bread, eggs, maybe some chicken, things like that.
    Example sentences
    • Scientists said yesterday that they had grown an unlimited supply of eggs from embryonic stem cells taken from both male and female embryos.
    • The cells of the fertilised eggs multiply, growing into embryos in an incubator adjusted to the temperature and carbon dioxide levels of the woman's body.
    • Early experiments on mice have already indicated the possibility of turning stem cells into eggs or sperm which could then be used to help infertile couples.
    Example sentences
    • It's a shame that one bad egg can ruin it for everyone.
    • Dealing with a really bad egg, Wilson said, gobbles up time.
    • So even though he shows Ray as a heroin addict, philanderer and at times, generally bad egg, he can't quite bring himself to condemn the man for his actions.

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egg 2
American English: /ɛɡ/
British English: /ɛɡ/

transitive verb

Phrasal verbs

egg on

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
to egg somebody on to + infinitive
incitar a alguien a + infinitive
azuzar a alguien para que + subjunctive

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