noun + singular or plural verb
- 1 (of sheep)(of birds) bandada (feminine)Example sentences
- After that they may join a flock of other juvenile birds.
- A flock of four birds is the most common size in Parus during winter.
- They shot through the clouds and scared a flock of native birds.
- Just about all the staff are very conservative, good church-going types - and I stick out like a purple goat in a flock of white-washed sheep.
- Yohanna climbed the path over the mountain, and there at the crest in the middle of a flock of sheep and goats, stood Yusef and David, tending three donkeys laden with packs.
- They also run a flock of early lambing sheep and a small suckler cow herd.
- 2 (of people) (often plural) they came in flocksvinieron en tropel or en masaExample sentences
- She looked out and saw a flock of men crowded around the stage.
- For she gathered around her a flock of virgins, a fruit-bearing orchard, a garden in bloom.
- I noticed a crowd was gathering, a flock of women in huddles whispering to each other on the outskirts of the crowd.
- 3 (Religion)feligreses (masculine plural)
grey (feminine)Example sentences
- I could surrender everything to the Lord - my dear wife and children, my congregation as a dear flock, the seminary and its staff.
- A Newbold church is packing its pews with a new flock of Asian Christians thanks to the multi-lingual skills of the curate.
- And he has urged his flock to contemplate their Christian response and ‘reflect with the eyes of faith on the big issues of the day.’
- acudir (en gran número, en masa)everyone flocked to hear the mayortodo el mundo acudió a escuchar al alcaldepeople came flocking into town for the carnivalmuchísima gente vino or acudió a la ciudad para los carnavalesto flock togethercongregarsefans flocked around their idol
reunirselos fans rodearon a su ídolocustomers have been flocking inha venido un gran número de clientesExample sentences
- But the dance crowd also flocks to more obscure events.
- In fact, crowds from all over the world flock here to enjoy its solitude.
- After many years in the doldrums, cinema groups are reporting a massive increase in takings, as crowds flock back to the big screen.
- uncountable (wool, cotton)(— as stuffing) borra (feminine)(— as decoration) flocado (masculine)(before noun) (mattress)flock (wall)paper
de borra(papel pintado con relieve de terciopelo)Example sentences
- All excess flock fibers are automatically collected and recycled back to the dispensing hopper.
- In considering the diagnosis of flock worker's lung, the symptom profile is crucial in raising clinical suspicion.
- Those results are consistent with Schillaci's findings and support our flock composition results.
- But the very existence of Michelin-starred Indian restaurants may signal the death knell of flock wall-paper, lager and an onion bhaji.
- The hall was decorated in green flock paper, and was furnished with a modern two layer bronze and teak tripod table.
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