There are 2 translations of pen in Spanish:

pen1

Pronunciation: /pen/

n (fountain pen)

  • 3 [Zool] (female swan) cisne (m) hembra
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    • Along with the original small red house, the farm now has two barns, a sheep pen, and several sheds.
    • The sheep pens are on display and all strawed up, but will remain empty for two days whilst the show goes on around.
    • Then he moved on to sniff around the sheep where the lambing pen had been.
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    • Research teams were then randomly assigned to a pen of birds.
    • He was helping The Boss put a pen of cattle through the scales before they were trucked out so that they could take out the ones that didn't make the contracted weight.
    • Best price of the day went to the man from Lockton for a pen of hoggs at 121p/kilo.
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    • The pen, or female swan, was visible on the nest, but there was no sign of her paramour.
    • The two swans (a pen and a cob) have since brought seven baby cygnets into the world.
    • There are ducks and cranes, and every few miles a cob and pen circle as only swans can in their own territory.

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Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of pen in Spanish:

pen2

vt (-nn-)

  • [letter/article] redactar, escribir*; [verse] componer*
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    • He has a penchant for writing and has penned a few hundred poems.
    • And you dare not write off people who pen moaning letters to parish newsletters or local papers as cantankerous curmudgeons.
    • But as any screenplay handbook will tell you, writing for motion pictures is not about penning lines of dialogue; it is about fashioning a narrative and constructing an event.

Phrasal verbs

pen in

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[animals] encerrar*, cercar* they found themselves penned in by the enemy se vieron cercados or acorralados por el enemigo

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.