n (pl mice)/maʊs/
- 1 1.1 (animal) ratón (m), laucha (f) (CS) as poor as a church mouse más pobre que las ratas as quiet as a mouse he's been as quiet as a mouse all day no ha dicho ni pío en todo el día [familiar/colloquial] she sat there as quiet as a mouse estaba allí sentada sin decir ni pío [familiar/colloquial]More example sentences1.2 (timid person) timorato, -ta (m,f)
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- Experiments revealed the same cells that have also been discovered in rats, gophers, gerbils, mice, and hamsters.
- He says that, unlike rats and mice, the rodents give birth to only one offspring at a time, so a precautionary approach should be taken toward their conservation.
- They play a very important role in controlling the populations of destructive rodents such as mice and rats, their preferred and primary food items.
- The Warren brothers snickered, amused by the sight of their strict teacher suddenly turned into a timid mouse.
- It was Emma, the quiet mouse from the lunch table who, lately, had been looking slimmer and more awake than usual.
- If you are a quiet mouse you can never become a social butterfly.
- 2 [Comput] ratón (m) (before n) mouse button botón (m) del ratón mouse click clic (m) del ratón mouse pointer puntero (m) del ratónMore example sentences
- I blinked and moved the mouse around the computer screen, clicking on the Internet icon.
- That's right - there was no need to reach for cursor keys, function keys or a mouse to move the cursor or execute a command.
- Most people use a computer by moving a mouse, which directs a cursor around on the machine's screen.
mouse overv + prep + o
- [Comput] to mouse over a link pasar el ratón sobre/por encima de un enlace
Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.
- to go mousing (ir* a) cazar* ratones or (CS tb) lauchasMore example sentences
- I'm not sure what the cats will make of them - that field is Faber's main area for mousing and Sorley seems to go in there quite a bit too.