- 1.1 (in birdcage) percha (feminine)More example sentences1.2 (high position) posición (feminine) privilegiada come off your perch! ¡a ver si te bajas del pedestal! to knock sb off her/his perch bajarle los humos a algn
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- Dead branches also make perfect perches for resting birds and are good places to hang feeders.
- The frame-houses, on the other hand, seem to have alighted like passing birds on unlikely perches.
- Most of the perches were exposed horizontal stems or branches about 1 cm in diameter.
- It's on one of the most dramatic stretches of coastline in the country, and rugged perches with ocean views and road frontage will only become more of a rarity with the tightening of planning regulations in areas of scenic beauty.
- Meanwhile, she rested on a perch, mildly disgusted by all the commotion.
- Rescue crews plucked thousands of people from trees and rooftops yesterday, but thousands more were left behind, forced to survive yet another night on precarious perches above still rising flood water.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- to perch sth
onsth colgar* algo dealgo she perched the child on her knee se sentó al niño en las rodillas she perched herself on the arm of the chair se sentó en el brazo del sillón she was perched on top of the stepladder estaba encaramada en lo alto de la escalera the village is perched halfway up the mountainside el pueblo está como colgado en mitad de la ladera