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mousetrap

Pronunciation: /ˈmaʊstræp/

Translation of mousetrap in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (trap) ratonera (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • You should bait mousetraps with chocolate, not cheese.
    • One of Lee's jobs is to keep the office mousetraps constantly replenished with cheese: he has stacks of individual cubes in the fridge.
    • Then Bo called him saying, ‘Just watch out when you open the cupboard doors, because I've set some mousetraps.’
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (cheese) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] [ queso barato ]
    Example sentences
    • You would never compare mousetrap cheddar with Camembert, so why assume that all goat's cheese will taste the same - overpoweringly rank and, well, goaty?

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