musaraña translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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musaraña

  
      sf  
1      (Zool)   shrew
2    (=mota)   speck floating in the eye  
MODISMOS mirar a las musarañas      to stare vacantly o into space  
MODISMOS pensar en las musarañas      to daydream  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

maraña, musa, marrana, mus

mirar a las musarañas exp.
to stare vacantly {o} into space
(MODISMOS)

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to daydream
(MODISMOS)
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'musaraña' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
disculpa, estaba en las nubes {or} pensando en las musarañas
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"musaraña": examples and translations in context
Este animal atractivo es Tupaia Montana - la musaraña de árbol de montaña. This engaging animal is Tupaia montana - the mountain tree shrew.
Que me divorcié de esa miserable musaraña de una mujer I divorced that miserable shrew of a woman
Y esta musaraña canija se atreve a abrir la boca. And this fat little marshmallow opens his mouth to me.
Una ballena es alrededor de 100 millones veces más pesada que una musaraña. A whale is about 100 million times as heavy as a shrew.
Un ratón aguantaría una musaraña y un ratón de campo. A mouse will hold a shrew and a vole.
Se lo solía llamar musaraña elefante, pero ahora se lo conoce por su nombre africano de sengi. It used to be called an elephant shrew, but now it's called by its African name of sengi.
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