Translation of bed in Spanish:


cama, n.

Pronunciation: /bɛd//bɛd/


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    • 1.1(for sleeping)

      cama feminine
      to make the bed hacer la cama
      • to get into bed acostarse
      • to get out of bed (after falling, get up) levantarse
      • I was surprised to find her out of bed me sorprendió encontrarla levantada
      • to go to bed acostarse
      • I was in bed by ten o'clock a las diez ya estaba acostado / en la cama
      • he's in bed with measles está en cama con sarampión
      • he was in bed till midday se quedó en la cama / no se levantó hasta el mediodía
      • time for bed! ¡ya es hora de acostarse / irse a la cama!
      • you look ready for bed tienes cara de sueño
      • to take to one's bed meterse en cama
      • we put the children to bed early acostamos a los niños temprano
      • to go to bed with sb acostarse con algn
      • to get sb into bed llevarse a algn al flex
      • to be good in bed ser bueno en la cama
      • a bed of nails / thorns un calvario
      • a bed of roses un lecho de rosas
      • to get out of bed (on) the wrong side levantarse con el pie izquierdo
      • to get up on the wrong side of the bed levantarse con el pie izquierdo
      • you've made your bed and now you must lie in it con tu pan te lo comas
      • early to bed and early to rise (makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise) a quien madruga, Dios lo ayuda
      • before noun bed jacket mañanita
      • The walls were all white and the only items inside were a bed, cabinet, desk, and chair.
      • The bed was the largest piece of furniture in the room and stood against the south wall, opposite the door.
      • I was going to go back to bed this morning but I didn't feel tired.
      • To help keep a child in bed while settling to sleep, try story tapes, or books they can read to themselves.
      • A couple of stuffed animals and her guitar laid peacefully on the bed with a note attached.
      • It wasn't that late, but she was tired and felt like curling up in bed and going to sleep.
      • I just don't enjoy leaping out of bed and into a pile of my sisters old smelly socks.
      • The alarm frightened the sleep out of me; I dragged myself out of bed, and got my guests into the car.
      • I have a small cell with a single bed, and there's a sink, a bookshelf, a little stool and somewhere to store underclothes.
      • Not wanting to go back to sleep, she slipped out of bed, and walked down the stairs to the kitchen.
      • The bed was made neatly, and a few articles of clothing were strewn across the floor.
      • You name it, they transport it on the back of their bicycle - animals, sofas, beds, car parts, other bicycles.
      • If it takes longer than 20 or 30 minutes to get to sleep, do not lie in bed becoming anxious about sleeping.
      • If your pain is severe, your doctor may suggest that you rest in bed for a day or two.
      • When she was convinced her parents were asleep, she slipped out of bed and dressed herself.
      • There's a living room downstairs, a bedroom with three single beds and a bunk bed with upper and lower berths, a bathroom, and the kitchen area.
      • Many of these fires happen when someone falls asleep in bed or on upholstered furniture such as a sofa while smoking.
      • There is no specific treatment for measles but the patient should rest in bed for a few days and be given plenty to drink.
      • There certainly wasn't enough space in my room for anything larger than a single bed.
      • There are 20 bedrooms, each furnished with antiques and extremely comfortable beds.

    • 1.2(in hotel, hospital)

      cama feminine
      • Elderly patients stuck in hospital beds because of a care crisis will be moved by next month, York's head of social services has promised.
      • In Edinburgh, 200 of the 2000 acute hospital beds are blocked with patients who do not need to be there.
      • In an average week, four patients are blocking hospital beds because they can not be moved elsewhere.
      • Hospitals found guilty of bad management and keeping patients in beds too long have been hit with fines totalling €6.4 million.
      • For night after night she slept in a chair by his hospital bed, refusing to leave his side.
      • Staff at Hemel Hempstead General Hospital yesterday set aside extra beds and intensive care facilities for anyone suffering complications as a result of the smoke hanging over the area.
      • In a bid to improve services and free up much needed emergency beds, the foundations of a new treatment centre have been laid at Darent Valley Hospital.
      • Last Wednesday, Bedford Hospital reached crisis point when beds ran short and patients kept arriving.
      • The organisation has begun to release daily figures which show that an average of 200 patients are left lying on hospital trolleys waiting for beds.
      • An East Yorkshire hospital is down to its last five free beds as adult patients are forced to use a children's ward.
      • A South Essex psychiatric hospital is to get 12 extra beds for patients who have been treated at high-security institutions like Broadmoor.
      • Nurses working for the Auckland Mental Health Service are refusing to admit patients unless hospitals have beds and staff available.
      • Ms Harney said she would target A & E units and step-down facilities for elderly patients in acute beds.
      • Ambulances will also cease to bring patients to the A & E unit at the hospital if there are more than 25 patients awaiting beds.
      • This was not due to lack of trying but due to a health service that has failed us, a minister that has done little to help and a hospital that has insufficient beds and staff.
      • All of the hospital's 54 beds will close by early February and its patients will be transferred elsewhere.
      • No sick patient in a hospital bed wants to hear his nurse tell him she once had a much worse time than he is suffering now.
      • ‘The targets have meant hospitals pushing patients through beds even when they should be closed for cleaning to get rid of infection,’ he said.
      • He said he recognised that acute hospitals had beds occupied by patients who could be discharged if appropriate facilities were available.
      • It has been blamed on a rise in emergency admissions and a heavy workload, which means patients are transferred from beds, wards and hospitals quickly.

    • 1.3(bedroom)

      dormitorio masculine
      • A two-bed in the same area in 1995 would cost about £550 whereas today they cost around £900 per month.
      • Prices start at £370,000 for two-bed apartments, with three-beds starting at £440,000.
      • Newly completed two bed apartments at Riverside / Granby Row are currently for sale.
      • To think they would be smart enough to go steal a car and raid your three bed semi is ridiculous.
      • The three bed dormer detached bungalow provides many extras and is within easy reach of the town centre.
      • Forty-nine of the proposed homes will be one-bed flats.
      • They've only got a one bed flat and he don't even want the kids there.
      • But, thanks to the new scheme, Donna has now signed up for a two bed flat on Limefield Brow.
      • The four bed detached two storey house enjoys many extras and has a walled garden to the front and rear.
      • I know of one couple who can't have any children, and should be in a one bed flat.
      • An old four bed farmhouse in need of renovation and a range of stone outbuildings on the land offer huge potential.
      • A five-bed bungalow is currently being built on a half acre plot.
      • Until about July, two and three bed houses sold on my estate in days, sometimes hours as it's a popular estate.
      • Council bosses have branded the garden of his six-bed semi an eyesore and have ordered him to clean it up.

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    • 2.1(for plants)

      arriate masculine
      cantero masculine River Plate
      • Cover any bare soil areas within your beds with a bark or wood chip mulch.
      • The playground, with a maypole and little roundabouts, and raised beds where children could grow vegetables and flowers, was vitally important.
      • The best camellias are usually grown in beds or in areas where the soil and surroundings offer a friendly home for them.
      • Raised beds make gardening possible on sites where growing plants would otherwise be impossible.
      • Scented geraniums are undemanding creatures, easy to grow outdoors in garden beds and patio containers or indoors on a sunny windowsill.
      • Apply general garden fertiliser to beds and borders and lightly work it into the soil surface.
      • An avid gardener, she planted beds with hardy perennials.
      • They brighten woodland gardens and perennial beds, and are useful container plants.
      • As soon as the ground can be worked, dig or till compost or other organic matter into the soil to prepare flower and vegetable beds for spring planting.
      • The first step to getting the best from your berries is to straw the bed.
      • Gardeners who have recently moved almost always welcome new plants to fill empty beds.
      • Most home gardeners now opt for planting in beds rather than rows.
      • Five raised beds in the final design represent the five senses and each class in the school has a bed to fill.
      • Chickens roam freely between beds of flowers and vegetables.
      • With Ceres as an inspiration and while the sun shines down, all I want to do is potter around in the garden and start great beds of lush healthy plants.
      • Over the years it has been developed, with the creation of borders and central beds filled with flowers, plants, shrubs and trees.
      • This versatile plant serves the gardener well in beds and borders.
      • Outside, the landscaped gardens have water features, rose beds and garden seats.
      • Along with a scent, summer bulbs offer a refreshing variety of colors and textures to enrich the border and beds of any summer garden.
      • Therefore, roses are generally most successful if grown in beds away from large plants.

    • 2.2(of oysters)

      vivero masculine
      • Oyster beds where young oysters are matured are as carefully looked after today as are game preserves.
      • The development of sewage systems by Victorian engineers meant human effluent was discharged into the sea, contaminating many shellfish beds.
      • Adjacent clumps of mussels coalesced to form extensive beds, which then served as a secondary substrate for other algal species and associated fauna.
      • It was dry at low tide and filled quickly as the tide came in, the sides of the bay were stony and the bay itself was sandy with large mussel beds.
      • After the island came a long beach stroll; oystercatchers plundered the mussel beds and crows feasted on small crabs.
      • Even valuable shellfish beds around the coast are in danger because the Government has not implemented proper programmes to reduce pollution.
      • Oyster beds can really get messed up by a big storm coming through.
      • Terns and eiders had been disturbed, while eiders had been doubly hit because the pickers were depleting the mussel beds on which they feed.
      • Horse mussel beds create a habitat for about 100 other species, but they are being destroyed by scallop dredging.
      • Large mussel beds are also common in many areas.
      • Some areas are covered with thick juvenile mussel beds on which abundant starfish graze.
      • Not only was it the same colour as the mussel bed, but it had an assortment of tiny shell fragments all over its body.
      • They winter in open, coastal environments, favoring bays and inlets with sandy shores and shellfish beds.
      • At first glance there seemed to be nothing on the mussel beds, but closer inspection revealed a few Curlews, and about 100 Golden Plovers.
      • The island has an untouched oyster bed while the general area has mussel and cockle beds.
      • Possibly, wanderlust could have played a role, following herds up into the Middle East or following the shell fish beds out into the Arabian peninsular and on into India.
      • The usual lot were there on the mussel beds, and in the channel, a seal was having a tough time disposing of quite a large salmon.
      • The reef peters out in 25m or so on a dark, sandy seabed where there is a healthy scallop bed.
      • The mussel beds have to be maintained during the growing period.
      • The tide was out, further out than I had seen for a very long time, revealing an expanse of mud and mussel beds.

  • 3

    (of river) lecho masculine
    (of river) cauce masculine
    (of sea) fondo masculine
  • 4

    • 4.1(base, support)

      base feminine
      on a bed of rice sobre arroz

    • 4.2(stratum)

      capa feminine
      • Offset by the blue of sky, the massive beds of rock stand out in surprising colours.
      • Recognizable Ediacaran fossils are concentrated at the base of graded beds and are generally deformed bodies cast in erosional scours.
      • The burrows are common below omission surfaces and erosion structures at the base of limestone beds.
      • The underlying Dosados sandstone member, 80 m below, is the source bed for the intrusions.
      • Some of the sandstone beds are c.1.5 m thick with some cross bedding and burrows.
      • Most beds are clearly graded, commonly with cross-bedded intervals towards the top.
      • In the upper unit, flat-lying carbonate beds alternate with sands.
      • The sedimentary rocks are well bedded and dominated by mudstones with beds 2-5 m thick.
      • Ash layers are generally interleaved with beds of lava and sediment, and so a rock that contains such a layer was formed at approximately the time of the ash deposition.
      • The sandstone beds have sharp bases, fine upwards, and have rippled tops.
      • The formation is composed of shales, mudstones, sandstones, oil shales and coal beds accumulated in fluvial to lacustrine environments.
      • Sandstone beds within the conglomerates are locally planar cross-bedded.
      • That year the school was in British Columbia near the site of the now-famous Burgess Shale fossil beds.
      • The quartz here was in flat-lying beds just below the surface.
      • Passages tend to run parallel to the strata because there are very few joints and they rarely intersect more than one bed.
      • Within the Wessex Formation there are two beds of potential stratigraphic significance.
      • The fossiliferous beds at Felsoors have been studied for over 130 years.
      • The intercalated sedimentary beds were deposited on the tops of basaltic lava flows during periods of volcanic inactivity.
      • The development of Skolithos trace fossils on the upper surface of some beds suggests periodical emergence into an intertidal zone.
      • The vivianite occurs in dark brown and dark gray beds of glacial silt and clay.

    • 4.3Printing

      cama feminine
      to put a newspaper to bed finalizar la preparación de una edición de un periódico

  • 5US

    (of truck)
    plataforma feminine

transitive verb

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  • 2

    (seedlings) trasplantar a la intemperie
  • 3dated

    (have sex with)
    llevarse a la cama
    llevarse al flex Spain informal

Translation of BEd in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /biːˈɛd//biˈɛd/


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    (in UK)

    Bachelor of Education