- 1 (stopper) tapón (masculine)More example sentences
- 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) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], soborno (m), coima (f) (Southern Cone, Peru/Cono Sur, Perú) [colloquial/familiar], mordida (feminine) (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- 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.
Palacio de Oriente, also known as the Palacio Real, is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. The Royal Family now lives in the Palacio de la Zarzuela, on the outskirts of Madrid.
- 1.1 (put bung in) taponar 1.2 (British English/inglés británico) [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 ladoMore example sentences
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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.
- 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.
bung inverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (British English/inglés británico)
bung outverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (British English/inglés británico)
- [colloquial/familiar] [person] echar a la calle [colloquial/familiar]; [clothes] tirar a la basura [colloquial/familiar], botar (Latin America except River Plate area/América Latina excepto Río de la Plata)
bung upverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (British English/inglés británico)
- (Australia) (New Zealand/Nueva Zelanda) [leg/eye] herido, lastimado; [fuse/feature] roto, descompuesto (Latin America/América Latina) , malogrado (Peru/Perú)More example sentences
- 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.