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EnglishSpanish
gag nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] in mouth: prevents speaking)mordaza nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
gag nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (verbal joke)chiste nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
  broma nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 The journalist reported the fake news story as a gag, but people thought he was serious.
gag nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (visual joke) (voz inglesa)gag nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
  chiste nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
  chascarrillo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
 Tom gave his brother a barbie doll for his birthday as a gag.
gag nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (legal ban on speaking about [sth](figurado)mordaza nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 The government put a gag on the press to keep the story quiet.
gag nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (medical device)mordaza nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 The dentist used a gag to keep the patient's mouth open while he worked.
gag viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (choke, retch)atragantarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
  tener arcadas loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
  sentir náuseas loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 Kate gagged when she saw the dead rat.
gag on [sth] vi + prep (choke on, be unable to swallow)atragantarse con v prnl + prep
 I always gag on pills when I have to take them. He always gags on the words when he has to apologize.
 Siempre me atraganto con las pastillas cuando las tengo que tomar.
gag [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (put a gag on [sb])amordazar a vtr + prep
gag [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (ban [sb] from speaking) (figurado)amordazar a vtr + prep
  silenciar a vtr + prep
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Compound Forms:
EnglishSpanish
gag order nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ban on discussing a legal case) (justicia)secreto de sumario loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala").
 The judge imposed a gag order on the media because there were innocent children involved in the case.
gag reflex nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (involuntary retching)arcada nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 The sight of the dead body triggered his gag reflex.
 Ver aquel cadáver le provocó arcadas.
gag response nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (reflex to retch)arcada nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 I get a gag response at the very idea of oysters.
 Basta que me nombren las ostras para que me den arcadas.
  reflejo vomitivo loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala").
 Esta oración no es una traducción de la original. El reflejo vomitivo es el que evita que nos atragantemos con alimentos o bebidas.
gag rule nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law that restricts discussion) (coloquial)ley mordaza loc nom flocución nominal femenina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo femenino ("casa de citas", "zona cero", "arma secreta").
 Judge Mulrooney imposed a gag rule on everyone involved in the trial.
running gag nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (joke)chiste nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
 Amy had a running gag with her friend about them running off and joining the military.
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