There are 3 translations of bung in Spanish:

bung1

Pronunciation: /bʌŋ/

n

  • 1 (stopper) tapón (m)
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    • His invention was designed to cut a hole through an existing bung or stopper rather than through the oak barrel head.
    • On a thirsty day, unscrupulous carters were known to extract a free drink from a keg of porter by boring a small hole through the bung, inserting a goose quill and sucking some of the contents.
    • A barrel is made up of staves shaped into a bulging cylinder, with hoops round it, a flat circular head at either end, and at least one hole for a bung.
  • 2 (bribe) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], soborno (m), coima (f) (CS, Per) [familiar/colloquial], mordida (f) (Méx) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • I know I'm not the only one to have stopped supporting animal welfare groups, so ultimately these groups will lose power as their donation base shrinks and they can no longer afford million pound bungs to the parliamentary Labour party.
    • The real Licensee isn't monikered thus because he owns a bar, but because he's alleged to have a licence to operate in the city, through judicious bungs and threats to police and politicians.
    • House-price control is also naive because there are so many ways round it, from free cars, holidays, insurance and moving expenses to bungs in offshore accounts.

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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.

There are 3 translations of bung in Spanish:

bung2

vt

  • 1.1 (put bung in) taponar 1.2 (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], (put) poner*, meter; (throw) tirar she bunged a few things into the case metió unas cuantas cosas en la maleta just bung it anywhere ponlo en cualquier lado, tíralo por cualquier lado
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    • I feel light headed, my ears are bunged up and my balance feels hazy.
    • It has three different sized grating thingies and the picture on the box very clearly shows it grating cheese, which puts a stop to the n'er-do-wells warning me that cheese would bung it up.
    • One fine day it gets bunged up: and there you are.
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    • And then, one who stares at a computer terminal for hours together would not be hard-pressed to market a ‘dancing bindi’ and bung in an application package for the same.
    • Better cook a steak at home and bung some oven chips under the grill.
    • In other words, the factories have the proper machinery and simply bung out an extra 100 pairs a week.

Phrasal verbs

bung in

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (BrE)
[colloquial/familiar] agregar*, echar

bung out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (BrE)
[colloquial/familiar] [person] echar a la calle [familiar/colloquial]; [clothes] tirar a la basura [familiar/colloquial], botar (AmL exc RPl)

bung up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (BrE)
[colloquial/familiar] [sink/pipe] atascar*, tapar (AmL) my nose is all bunged up tengo la nariz tapada

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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.

There are 3 translations of bung in Spanish:

bung3

adj

  • (Austral) (NZ) [leg/eye] herido, lastimado; [fuse/feature] roto, descompuesto (AmL) , malogrado (Per)
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    • As the people downstairs had absented themselves to a haven of fresh air somewhere, we were unable to inform them of this bung fuse and therefore unable to rectify the situation.
    • All I can say is that my business partners have a sore shoulder, a screwy leg, a skin infection; and I am nursing a bung knee.
    • Latham won the running race, while McManus ended up with a bung leg.

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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.