- 1 [Zoology/Zoología] alondra (feminine) to be up o rise with the lark levantarse al cantar el gallo, levantarse de madrugada happy 1 1More example sentences
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- In addition to communicating through song, larks will raise the crest of feathers in their head during agonistic and courtship displays.
- For example, several lineages typically excluded from the nine-primaried oscines do have nine functional primaries per wing (e.g. larks and wagtails).
- While I was out in the desert I watched a crested lark hovering about 100 feet off the ground singing its heart out.
- Many, in times past, closely observed the movements of the bog lark, a bird you don't see that much nowadays.
- And then, when I got there, still without seeing the meadow lark, there was a verdant patch of wild valerian basking in the sun and another corner with another patch of sunlight a little further on.
- Horned larks appear to come into the Hamlet to feed on grit and seeds.
- 2 (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (bit of fun) (no plural/sin plural) what a lark ¡qué divertido!, ¡qué plato! (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar], ¡qué cachondeo! (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar], ¡qué relajo! (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] they think that's a great lark se creen que eso es de lo más divertido to do sth for a lark hacer* algo por divertirse or de broma 2.2 (activity) I'm too old for this lark yo ya no estoy para estos trotes [colloquial/familiar] I'm fed up with this camping lark estoy harto de toda esta historia del camping [colloquial/familiar] blow o stuff this for a lark! [slang/argot] ¡ya estoy harto or hasta la coronilla de esto! [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- The DVD comes in a huge box that's about twice the size of any DVD set you could name (overcompensating perhaps?) and it's got quite a few extras that might even entice prudes to buy it for a lark.
- At the now locked gates he meets twins Isabelle and Theo, who promptly invite him home to meet their parents for a lark.
- Apparently some of the stages will be near by (in Portmore), who knows, maybe I'll go and watch them for a lark.
lark aboutlark around verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
- [colloquial/familiar] hacer* el tonto, payasear (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.