herring

 /ˈherɪŋ/


For the noun: herring
Plural form: herrings, herring

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Principal Translations
herring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fish)arenque nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
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Compound Forms:
herring gull (Zoology)gaviota argéntea nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
pickled herring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (edible fish in vinegar)arenques en escabeche grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero").
red herring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] deliberately misleading)pista falsa
 Agatha Christie used red herrings in her books to keep readers guessing.
 Agatha Christie usaba pistas falsas en sus libros para que los lectores siguieran adivinando.
red herring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] drawing attention from main issue)maniobra distractiva nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 All that show of charm was just a red herring to distract us from his evil plan.
 Todas esas muestras de cariño eran solo una maniobra distractiva para que no notáramos su malvado plan.
  maniobra de distracción
 Todas esas muestras de cariño eran solo una maniobra de distracción para que no notáramos su malvado plan.
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