- [duck] graznar, hacer* cua cuaMore example sentences
- Yet, in case after case, the chicken always ended up dead, while the duck went happily quacking down the river.
- We strolled up a steep street, where wild ducks quacked for food outside a shop, and into a quiet garden.
- Down near the pond, the ducks were quacking at an old couple that was throwing pieces of stale bread at them.
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.
- 1 1.1 (charlatan) curandero, (m,f), charlatán, (m,f); (before noun/delante del nombre) [remedy] de curandero quack doctor curandero, (masculine, feminine) 1.2 (doctor) [colloquial, humorous/familiar, humorístico] matasanos (masculine and feminine) [colloquial, humorous/familiar, humorístico]More example sentences
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- As with most quack cure claims about ‘toxins’, the actual toxins were not named.
- An alternative medicine quack reckoned he could cure Faulkner of his twitching with a six-month course of treatment.
- But why wouldn't they believe the claims of the detox quacks?
- In India, this could range from private practitioners, to hospitals, nursing homes, polyclinics, alternative medical practitioners, quacks and pharmacists.
- 2 (of duck) graznido (masculine)More example sentences
- But even from the vague hints he throws out, I think we may rest assured it will not be the last quack of a lame duck.
- This is an interesting link for anyone who was wondering about those duck quacks.
- I'm sorry to say that it's not true about the quack of a duck.