- 2 (drive out)(person/criminal)(game)hacer salir(in hunting)Example sentences
- Provisions in the Protection of Wild Mammals Act 2002 allowed for the use of dogs to flush foxes from cover for marksmen to shoot as a means of pest control.
- Falconry is not outlawed and in that sport you use dogs to flush prey to your bird.
- Under the ban, hunters are allowed to use dogs to flush foxes from their hiding places, but they are not supposed to use dogs to actively search for foxes.
- The forces tried to flush them out by flooding the mains, but the resisters managed to stop the water supply.
- Again, there is not very much wrong with that - the police have primacy to enforce the law while the army, backed by the air force, flush the guerrillas out into the open.
- Careful arrangements were made to flush him out of his hiding place.
- 1(toilet)the toilet won't flushla cisterna no funcionaExample sentences
- In case you lose power, you will still have water to flush toilets or wash up.
- Imagine, we use two gallons of quality drinking water every time we flush the toilet.
- More than half of all domestic water is used to flush toilets and water gardens.
- 2 (blush)(with embarrassment)her cheeks flushed crimsonruborizarsesonrojarsesus mejillas se encendieronExample sentences
- Her skin reacted to the small touches, goose bumps jittering across her flesh as her face flushed hot.
- The manager's face flushed, and he interrupted, ‘My wife is from Grand Rapids!’
- My face feels really flushed and hot from the central heating, and I'm mainly thinking about that.
- 1 1.1 (blush) See examples: a flush of anger brightened her cheekstheir words brought an embarrassed flush to his cheeksse puso roja de irathe child had a feverish flushsus palabras lo hicieron ruborizarse or sonrojarse (de vergüenza)the first pink flush of dawn in the sky [literary]el niño estaba colorado or rojo por la fiebre1.2 (of anger, passion) in the first flush of successel primer arrebol del alba en el cielo [literary]in the first flush of youthcon la euforia del triunfohot flushes (British English) (Medicine)en la flor de la juventudsofocos (masculine plural)bochornos (masculine plural)calores (masculine plural) (River Plate area)Example sentences
- Charlie felt a flush of joy and relief.
- A sudden flush of self-consciousness twitches at the ubiquitous teenage angst and she tugs at the frayed hem of her puffball skirt.
- He was swept away by him and the flush of inspiration and excitement led to some of his religious masterpieces.
- When I am near her, I can feel the heat, the flush in my skin.
- There was a flush to his tanned skin and his green eyes were unnaturally bright, but there was nothing to indicate the dull haze of alcohol.
- He clutched at the light coverlet, pulling it with him as he sat up, a flush coloring his skin.
- 2 2.1 (toilet mechanism) 2.2 (action) See examples: we gave the pipe a flush with some boiling watergive the toilet another flushpurgamos la cañería con agua calientetira otra vez de la cadenajálale (a la cadena) otra vez (Latin America except Southern Cone)Example sentences
- This same amount of water equals 66 flushes per day with old, 20-litre toilets, suggesting that toilets may not be the most important focus for water conservation.
- The standard household lavatory, we are told, uses 7.5 litres of water per flush.
- But the latest flush toilets use only six litres per flush.
- Pushing the flush down on the toilet, I stood up slowly.
- He cursed out of a regular habit as he pulled the flush down on the toilet.
- Drinking water came from the sink in the toilet, the flush of which was operated by pulling a metal hanger in the cistern.
- 1 (level)(column/margin)a flush dooralineadothe table is flush with the cabinetuna puerta lisathe mirror is fitted so as to be flush with the wallla mesa está alineada con el armarioflush against the wallel espejo está empotrado para que no sobresalga de la paredpegado a la paredExample sentences
- Cut each piece for a snug fit, and install them so that the top of the riser is exactly flush with the top of the stringer notch.
- I used regular wood screws and countersunk them in the PVC to allow a flush surface.
- Office cladding is designed as a vented, triple-glazed flush facade.
- Second, center the entire page on the screen instead of having it flush left.
- Computer applications like Microsoft Word have us trained that PC-screen content is always flush left?
- Left alignment ensures all text is flush with left margin and ragged on the right margin.
- 2 (having money) [colloquial]to be flushandar bien de dineroExample sentences
- Did the young man, suddenly flush with success, bury his money in tomato cans in his back yard?
- The Government is so flush with cash that it cancelled the 2005 January bond tender.
- So, flush with cash from the power plant sales and the securitization, Judge went shopping.
- The port and claret were laid down in happier times, when cash was flush and planning for the future mattered.
- Don't rush to hire when sales turn strong and cash is flush.
- A lot of the projects were started when money was flush.
- (in cards) royal/straight flushescalera (feminine) real/de colorExample sentences
- Three flushes: the back and middle hands are flushes, and the front hand is a three-card flush (three cards of one suit).
- Four card flushes do not count in Table Top Cribbage.
- When comparing flushes, the highest card is compared first, then if these are equal the middle card, and finally if necessary the lowest.
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Opus Dei - Latin for "God's Work" - is a Catholic organization founded in Spain in 1928. The Opus became very influential in Spanish society, above all by founding schools and universities. The aim was to create an élite which would spread Christian ideals throughout society. The University of Navarre is one of its foremost institutions.