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boot camp

  
     ( boot camps    plural  ) In the United States, a boot camp is a camp where people who have just joined the army, navy, or marines are trained.  
  (AM)      n-var  
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boot     ( boots    plural)   ( booting    present participle)   ( booted    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   Boots are shoes that cover your whole foot and the lower part of your leg.  
He sat in a kitchen chair, reached down and pulled off his boots..., He was wearing riding pants, high boots, and spurs.     
    wellington  
2       n-count   Boots are strong, heavy shoes which cover your ankle and which have thick soles. You wear them to protect your feet, for example when you are walking or taking part in sport.  
The soldiers' boots resounded in the street...     
3       verb   If you boot something such as a ball, you kick it hard.  
INFORMAL   He booted the ball 40 yards back up field...      V n adv/prep  
4       n-count   The boot of a car is a covered space at the back or front, in which you carry things such as luggage and shopping.  
  (BRIT)  
He opened the boot to put my bags in...     
in AM, use trunk     
5    If you get the boot or are given the boot, you are told that you are not wanted any more, either in your job or by someone you are having a relationship with.  
INFORMAL  
get/be given the boot      phrase   V inflects  
She was a disruptive influence, and after a year or two she got the boot...     
6    If someone puts the boot in, they attack another person by saying something cruel, often when the person is already feeling weak or upset.  
  (BRIT)  
INFORMAL  
put the boot in      phrase   V inflects  
7    You can say to boot to emphasize that you have added something else to something or to a list of things that you have just said.  
FORMAL  
to boot      phrase   cl/group PHR     (emphasis)    (=into the bargain)  
He is making money and receiving free advertising to boot!      boot out      phrasal verb   If someone boots you outof a job, organization, or place, you are forced to leave it.  
INFORMAL  
(=kick out)  

Schools are booting out record numbers of unruly pupils.      V P n (not pron), Also V n P   boot up      phrasal verb   When you boot up a computer, you make it ready to use by putting in the instructions which it needs in order to start working.     (COMPUTING)  
I can boot up from a floppy disk, but that's all...      V P from/with n  
Go over to your PC and boot it up.      V n P  


boot camp        ( boot camps    plural  ) In the United States, a boot camp is a camp where people who have just joined the army, navy, or marines are trained.  
  (AM)      n-var  
car boot sale        ( car boot sales    plural  ) A car boot sale is a sale where people sell things they own and do not want from a little stall or from the back of their car.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
in AM, use garage sale     
Denver boot     ( Denver boots    plural  ) A Denver boot is a large metal device which is fitted to the wheel of an illegally parked car or other vehicle in order to prevent it from being driven away. The driver has to pay to have the device removed.  
  (AM)      n-count  
in BRIT, use clamp, wheel clamp     
rubber boot        ( rubber boots    plural  ) Rubber boots are long boots made of rubber that you wear to keep your feet dry.  
  (AM)      n-count   usu pl  
in BRIT, use wellington     

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boot

  

      vb  
1    drive, drop-kick, kick, knock, punt, put the boot in(to)     (slang)   shove  
2      (informal)   dismiss, eject, expel, give (someone) their marching orders, give the boot     (slang)   give the bullet     (Brit. slang)   give the bum's rush     (slang)   give the heave or push     (informal)   kick out, kiss off     (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   oust, relegate, sack     (informal)   show one the door, throw out, throw out on one's ear     (informal)  

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Consulte también:

boot out, boot up, car boot sale, Denver boot

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