Translation of hunt in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 1.1 [game/fox] cazar*Example sentences1.2 (go hunting in) [park/estate] ir* de caza or de cacería en, cazar* en 1.3 (use in hunting) [horse] usar para ir de caza
- Now that is not of course the whole story, because if deer were not hunted by hounds they would have to be shot in order to keep the population stable.
- ‘It was like a pack of hounds hunting a fox; it was terrifying,’ he said.
- For International readers, today in the UK hunting foxes with hounds became illegal.
- 2 2.1 (search for) buscar* 2.2 (drive away) to hunt sb/sth
from/ off/ out ofsth echar or expulsar a algn/algo dealgo they were hunted out of existence fueron exterminadosExample sentences
- An armed gang is being hunted by police after launching a series of attacks on town centre shops before speeding off in a getaway car.
- Police hunting the thugs who pushed a wheelchair-bound youngster into the road admitted today their search had ‘hit a dead end’.
- Police are now hunting the thugs behind the attacks.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1.1 (pursue game) to hunt (
forsth) cazar* (algo) to go hunting ir* de caza or de cacería 1.2 (search) buscar* to hunt ( forsth) buscar* (algo) I hunted in my pockets for the key rebusqué en los bolsillos tratando de encontrar la llaveExample sentences
- Private adoption agencies' touts hunted for vulnerable, expectant families who already had one or two daughters.
- Youngsters enjoyed a lucky dip, face-painting and a treasure hunt, while parents hunted for bargains and stocked up on delicious homebaked cakes.
- Upon our return to America, I hunted for English collections of Bulgarian tales, eager to share them with friends.
- Some northern species of squirrels are hunted for their soft, thick fur, and many of the larger species are hunted for food.
- Smaller animals such as raccoons, squirrels and rabbits are also hunted for sport.
- Tapirs have been extensively hunted for food and sport in some areas, although some Indian tribes refuse to kill tapirs for religious reasons.
- 2 (search) búsqueda (feminine) I'll have a hunt for the book at home [colloquial/familiar] voy a buscar en casa a ver si encuentro el libro to be on the hunt for sth [colloquial/familiar] andar* a la caza de algo the hunt is on for new candidates está en marcha or ya ha empezado la búsqueda de nuevos candidatos to be in the hunt for sth andar* a la caza de algo they're out of the hunt now han quedado fuera de combate
hunt downverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [animal/fugitive] darle* caza a
hunt outverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento buscar*
hunt upverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento buscar*
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